Protest World Rookie Finals 2012 – Training Day Written By: ProBlog
The training day of the 2012 Protest World Rookie Finals couldn’t be better with a sunny day, blu sky, a lot of powder and a perfectly shaped snowpark. All the riders enjoyed their first day on the mountain and tryed their run for tomorrow quali. The set up consist of 3 big table top with double [...]
Just in time for rising temperatures and the new Burton 2012 Spring/Summer collection available in stores, the Burton Camp Out – an online contest with great prizes up for grabs – finally kicked off. Join now! The Burton Camp Out tells the story of a virtual road trip with different challenges asking participants for their [...]
This is the Teaser of the debut film from NineZeroSix Media. The Copper Country is a short film by NineZeroSix Media following a group of snowboarders throughout their winter. Featuring Mitch Kirby, Jake DeVries, Jon Overson, Erik Overson, Aidan Flanagan, Ian Dreher, Alex Colorito, Ricky Koukal, Brian Knapp, Zach Fata and more.
The idea of a One Run is to capture the everyday riding of people, what and where they normally ride, how they like to ride, and a way for people to showcase their own creativity and riding style. It is also always fun to watch how people snowboard when they snowboard just to snowboard.
Learning Nothing with Ben Rice Written By: ProBlog
In this episode, Ben Rice meets up with Eric Messier in Tahoe to rip some pow lines. After the good snow turned to “hot pow” they met up with Corey Smith and joined his Spring Break road trip up to Mt.Bachelor. Man spring break looks awesome. Lots of pow. Lots of good times.
Spoiler Alert – Shaped Ams in Mayrhofen Written By: ProBlog
Spoiler Alert: This video may or may not contain footage from our second Postlandfilm, that will be released in September 2012. As team manager, Gerben Verweij took the Shaped kids to Mayrhofen and filmed a few laps. It’s Bart Falhaber, Max de Vries and Rachida Aoulad.
Episode 2 follows the gang to Snowbasin, Winter Park, Jackson Hole and Park City in their search snow and good times. Featuring: Graham Banks, Billy Wandling, Scotty Pike, Brennen Swanson, Cam FitzPatrick, Broc Waring, Dylan Bidez, Ross Baker, Alex Rodway, John Rodosky, Hans Mindnich, Nils Mindnich, Sam Hulbert, and Nick Fuca
Nike Chosen Sessions – The Announcement Written By: ProBlog
The finals of the Chosen Video Crew competition saw 3 crews go head to head to produce an edit in just 1 week in Silvretta Montafon, Austria. Having been voted into the finals via Facebook ‘This Must Be The Place’ from the US, ‘RockonSB’ from Germany and ‘Smallzinema’ from Finland battled the weather and tight deadlines to produce a [...]
Jibberish – Finland Cut Out Now Written By: ProBlog
Ride along with JP Walker, Simon Chamberlain, and new recruit Blair McKinney snowboarding in the urban wilds of Finland. The film crew dive into the local cuisine, clean up some rails, clown car around the country, and get a little beasted all in the name of logging shots for their full parts in Jibberish. Stay [...]
Snow Porn – Bralorne Ultra Steeps Written By: ProBlog
Stephan Maurer and Kazu Kokubo may have come from opposite sides of the globe, but they met up in Bralorne, BC to ride some very Alaska-looking steep lines. The team has been spending a lot of time in Bralorne the last couple seasons, and for good reason. Work the internet on your Google machines to [...]
Winter is winding down, which means the Videograss snowboard film crew is ramping it up to get the final shots for the movies. We catch up with Volcom pro Zac Marben shooting in Alaska; the pressure is on, but you wouldn’t know it from Zac’s calm and cool demeanor. Giddyup.
Trying a new trick like a triple cork can be a scary thing to get yourself into. It’s not something that can be landed on the first try. Luckily, last year when Mark McMorris was attempting to be one of the few people who have landed one, he had a good sized and fairly safe [...]
Introducing the Howl Team. Featuring Jed Anderson, Laurent-Nicolas Paquin, Jake Kuzyk, Darrell Mathes, Danny Larsen, Jake Olsen-Elm, Gus Engle, Nima Jalali, Nick Dirks, Jonas Michilot and Desiree Melancon
Latvian street snowboarding short movie “Bez T filma“. Riders : Kaspars Groza, Voldemars Silinš, Kristians Muižnieks, Toms Petruševics, Gusts Kimonts, Valters Ošnieks, Raitis Helmanis, Kristaps Kleinbergs, Kristaps Dzenis and more .
When it’s not really snowing anywhere else in North America, you typically can’t lose by heading to the Northwest to seek out the massive storms that pound Washington state. The Arbor crew including rider, Mark Reininga filmer, Matt Devino and TM, Brad Farmer meet up with the Hot Lava crew including Arbor regional rider, Rayn [...]
TTR SHRED SHOW GOING DOWN THIS WEEK: CHECK OUT THE RIDERS LISTS Written By: ProBlog
For 15 years, Saturday night during the WSSF has always been reserved for the biggest event, the biggest crowd and the most energy. On April 14th crowds will witness the world´s best snowboarders compete on a huge hip jump in a 2 round elimination and superfinal format for $25,000 in prize money. With the inclusion [...]
Austin Smith Drinking Water. Joe Carlino shooting and generally running the show. Danny “I’m Snowboarding in my Brain” Jan “the guinea pig” Scherrer Tags: austin smith, danny kass, jan scherrer, joe carlino Source: The Good Life – Montafonning.
Nike Chosen Sessions – Winner Crowned Written By: ProBlog
After 3 months of qualifiers and some amazing riding in the incredible Nike Sessions Park the Nike Chosen AM has finally been announced. In a packed cinema in downtown Silvretta Montafon, Austria the Crews and AMs that made it through to the finals gathered to see who would be crowned the ultimate winner. With 3 days of Facebook [...]
Last week, the DC Shred Days went down in DC’s Area 43 in Meribel-Mottaret. Global and European snowboard teams were there, including Torstein Horgmo, Devun Walsh, Iikka Backstrom, Lauri Heiskari, Aaron Biittner, Ryan Tiene, Mathieu Schaer, Jani Sorasalmi and many more. They spent 3 days in France enjoying the amazing set up and great weather. [...]
This Behind The Spot shows you how much effort Teo, Kalle, Viktor and Matt Georges put into a spot. The time in Helsinki went well and the boys killed it, although this rail ate Kalle’s boards like kids scuff chocolate these days!
Teaser “The Powder Highway” from upcoming documentary shot in Alberta and British Columbia, a two week road trip through the mountains on the search of the best snow. Will be released in september 2012
Eero Ettala and Heikki Sorsa teamed up this winter to bring you a new series “Cooking With Gas“. They are working on six bi-weekly edits through the winter and their Full Part edits will drop Fall 2012. Here is the fourth episode from the dark streets of Helsinki. Check it out and stay tuned for more “Cooking With [...]
Le Samedi 31 Mars dernier, la dernière des 8 étapes du Burton Park Jam Tour 2012 a eu lieu dans le snowpark de Leysin. Les 7 étapes précédentes avaient pris place dans 7 pays Européens dont la Pologne, Espagne, Italie, France, Allemagne, Autriche, etc… Avec la collaboration de Burton, Red Bull et de Mini, cette [...]
BE SURE TO CHECK OUT TTR’S SILVER PARTNER VOLCOM Written By: ProBlog
TTR’s silver partner, Volcom is an innovative designer, marketer and distributor of premium quality young men’s and women’s clothing, accessories and related products under the Volcom brand name. Their products, which include t-shirts, fleece, bottoms, tops, jackets, boardshorts, denim and outerwear, incorporate distinctive combinations of fashion, functionality and athletic performance. They were founded in 1991 [...]
So then the first edits are up, this will give you a good idea of whats going down. The pros and ams are mixing it up like wildmen. Check out the first video with Henry and Mr Bobby Meeks. Click here to view the embedded video. Jan didnt read the memo from Peetu and Ethan. [...]
Nike Chosen Sessions – Best Line Edit Written By: ProBlog
The AM winners of the Nike Chosen Series joined the Nike Pros to shred the first of three sessions in Silvretta Montafon, Austria. The Best Line session held in Spring Bluebird, had the winning AMs taking laps through what is the most progressive park ever built. There were 2 line options on offer – The rails to pipe line [...]
Ian Ruhter is one of the guys who has worked on various Forum campaigns in the past. This is his new project, which is unreal. Spend 10 minutes to watch this beautiful piece of work. Click here to view the embedded video. Amazing Tags: amazing camera, ian ruhter, silver and light Source: The Good Life [...]
Nike Chosen Session – Bowl Session Written By: ProBlog
The second of the Nike Chosen Sessions bought the AMs and Nike Pros to the most innovative feature of the Chosen park – The Bowl, a huge leap forward in snowboard features that took the skate inspired elements of pool riding and street to a whole new place. Tune In Take Part and Vote – [...]
JF goes deeper into the technology of NOW binding and compares it to other products on the market. Take a good look at the big B binding in action and compare it to the NOW. I am sure Glad to have that extra 5mm bushing for cushionning and dempening. Finally a binding designed to turn [...]
Nitro Road Warriors at Snowpark Kitzsteinhorn Written By: ProBlog
The Snowpark Kitzsteinhorn became the centre of spectacular tricks and sick action again: Within the scope of a dazzling shooting the Nitro Road Warriors examined the park thoroughly and tested the park by hook or by crook. The pro team around Basti Rittig and Michael Macho pushed it to a maximum with a stunningly wide range of tricks and proved that the Snowpark Kitzsteinhorn offers perfectly shaped obstacles in spite of the proliferating spring!
Creative shots, a lot of sun, fresh snow and an excellent, varied location: the finals of the BURN SNOWPARK RALLY 2012 in cooperation with VÖLKL at Zillertal Arena (AUT) were the perfect finish to the “Alternative Photo Challenge”! At the snowboarders’ category, Mike Wechselberger, Thomas Tramnitz and Tom Klocker (AUT) won the final mission “Versus”. The six crews who had [...]
Horsefeathers Superpark Dachstein Opening Written By: ProBlog
Good news for all the shred-fans who can’t get enough of the white gold: on the 14th of April the Horsefeathers Superpark Dachstein opens its legendary kickers, rails and boxes for the summer season! Parkdesigner Andi Röck and his crew are already digging and, as usual, will create a first rate setup this year. We’ll [...]
Yesterday, well the last few days the weather has turned kinda crappy here, and so its been a limited amount to do. Being the motivated bunch though, we sent some of the crew up the hill. These two blokes were making it happen up the hill, and getting the riders motivated. So I thought since [...]
Nike Chosen Sessions – Big Air Written By: ProBlog
The 3rd and final Nike Chosen Session put the AMs back on familiar Chosen Series winning territory with a straight out kicker session. The perfectly shaped 20m Kicker got a proper working as the AMs stepped up and mixed in with the Nike team, digging deep into their bags and pulling out some of the best AM [...]
Giant Vans Shooting in Mayrhofen Written By: ProBlog
Bluebird, the sun is shining and the Vans Penken Park looks amazing. Despite the warm weather, the riding conditions in the park Park couldn’t be better, and the perfectly shaped obstacles are proof that the Vans Penken shape crew lives up to its good reputation.
La Freestyla in the Snowpark Alta Badia Written By: ProBlog
On March 31st, 2012, motivated snowboarders gathered for the “La Freestyla” contest in the Snowpark Alta Badia to collect the last important points for the QParks Tour finals. At bright sunshine, the battle between the Italian riders and their challengers from Austria and Germany was on! Thanks to the shape crew around park designer Renilla [...]
Last Saturday 31 March the fifth and last tour stop of the Wir Schanzen 2012 took place at the Moreboards Stubai Zoo on the Stubai Glacier. Bluebird, highly-motivated participants and a perfect setup were the ingredients for this worthy fInish! The Moreboards Stubai Zoo setup was as neat as a pin. So the weather too splashed out [...]
So i guess you all want the inside scoop on the Nike Chosen Sessions. Well I did my very best to get some shots of the park for you. This is what I found. This Moustache is happening. This hair is being worked on. His hair is being worked on. and his suntan. Olive oil [...]
Best Line Session at Nike Chosen Sessions Written By: ProBlog
Yesterday was the Best Line Session at Silvretta Montafon for the Nike Chosen Sessions. The 1st day of the Sessions was all about followcam action for the AM riders as they hit up the top jib line beforeopting for either Wall ride features into the pipes or the kicker line. Stephan Wimmer, the Austrian Series winner, [...]
Volcom Stone European PBRJ Championships Written By: ProBlog
The 2012 Volcom Stone European PEANUT BUTTER AND RAIL JAM Championships was once again a blast. It went down on a sunny day at the bottom of La Chapelle snowpark in the now notorious fishing town of AVORIAZ, France. With more than 140 riders gathering from all around Europe, from Greece to Norway and Spain [...]
Fai Baba + Buvette, le 7 avril au Leysarium Written By: ProBlog
Le samedi 7 avril prochain, Fai Baba sera en live sur la scène du Leysarium. C’est à la base le projet solo d’un mec, mais il joue en live en groupe. C’est du gros son blues, original! Ils sont de Zurich et ont joué au Paléo et ont un bon succès en Suisse-Allemande. “Fabian Sigmund, [...]
Bowl session at Nike Chosen Sessions Written By: ProBlog
Session 2 – The Bowl. The bowl, one of the most innovative features of the Sessions Park, got a true working from the AMs, Crews and Nike Pros in the second of the week’s sessions. With rails, hips, channels and a diving board, it didn’t take long for the riders to work their way around the countless [...]
Tour Freestyle Romand BBQ Session, 8 avril! Written By: ProBlog
Pour quasi terminer la saison en beauté, le comité du TFR vous propose le dimanche 8 avril une session park à Leysin. Présence de photographes et cameramen pour shooter durant la journée et gros barbecue à midi. Un grill sera à votre disposition, prenez votre viande avec vous !!! La journée se terminera avec la remise [...]
Snow Porn – Super Smooth Seppe Smits Written By: ProBlog
Seppe Smits is the smoothest snowboarder since Sam Stawaddle. Growing up riding dry slopes in Belgium gave Seppe some supreme stomping powers, as demonstrated by his first ever Snow Porn. This video contains no slow-mo whatsoever, that is just Seppe’s style making it look that way.
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From March 28th to 31st, the Quiksilver Spring Battle celebrated its 10th Anniversary at Absolut Park Flachauwinkl in Austria. For the very first 5Star TTR Event of the TTR World Snowboard Tour 2012/2013 some of the world´s best snowboarders travelled to Absolut Park Flachauwinkl to go for the heavy total prize purse of 50.000 US [...]
Practice day at the Nike Chosen Sessions Written By: ProBlog
12 winning AMs from the Nike Chosen Series and the 3 winning crew from the Nike Video Chosen stepped in to the incredible Nike Chosen park for the first time. “The park is so sick, it’s all new stuff, none of it’s ever happened in a park before and today I was just trying to [...]
Nitro snowboards is making a full length team video that breaks away from the standard snowboard movie format and focuses more on what snowboarding is really about. The Hyped! movie will be released fall 2012. Get ready to see Austin Smith, Eero Ettala, Jon Kooley, Justin Bennee, Bryan Fox, Mark Swoboda, Markus Keller, Knut Eliassen, [...]
From April 14th to May 28th 2012 the traditional Spring Classics will go down on Kaunertal Glacier in Tyrol, Austria. As every year, the snowpark will be back in spring with numerous obstacles and lines, a great number of events and sessions – but this time in a new spot on Kaunertal Glacier. Spring is [...]
Electric x Nixon proudly present their latest collaboration “Get some Trouble”, a webisode featuring Trevor “Trouble” Andrew on a 3 days journey around the European X Games 2012 in Tignes. Trevor Andrew gained fame as a professional snowboarder and took part in the X Games himself in 2000. Now retired from the contest circuit, he follows [...]
Get the insight on Frederik Kalbermatten‘s life snowboarding from his home in Saas Fee, Switzerland. This fourth episode in the mini web series, Nicholas Muller, Gigi Ruf and others outline FK’s precision in the mountains.
5 more minutes…please?! – Lisa Filzmoser & Jenny Jones Written By: ProBlog
“5 more minutes…please?!” is the very first movie of Lipstick Productions. A European all female snowboard movie which outlines Lipstick Productions mission: Let´s not take everything too serious. This is Lisa Filzmoser‘s & Jenny Jones‘s full part…
The Canyons park this year has been so sick. It’s fulled with all sorts of jumps and rails and other awesome features. TWS took a trip up there with Chris Grenier, Tim Ronin, Parker Worthen, Sean Black, Big Mike Gonsalves, Alex Andrews, Brandon Hammid, and Brandon Hobush. If you get the chance, check it out. [...]
Nitro Roadwarriors at Kitzsteinhorn Written By: ProBlog
The Nitro Roadwarriors Basti Rittig, Sindre Iversen, Michael Macho and Steve Krijbolder visited the Snowpark Kitzsteinhorn last week,and definitely had a blast. With its sunny position, the ideal lift connections, the high-quality and always perfectly shaped setup and the numerous events, the Snowpark Kitzsteinhorn has considerably built a reputation in the European scene. More Snowboarding [...]
Nima Jalali with Switch Lipslide 270s Written By: ProBlog
Nima Jalali walks you through an advanced rail trick—switch lipslide 270s—in this week’s snowboard trick tip, presented by Monster. Master the switch lipslide (making sure to keep your nose above the rail), then add in the 270 out. This trick is a go on rails, boxes, kinks, and in the streets. Drop in.
Yesterday the Quiksilver spring battle 2012 started of in Flachauwinkl ! Seppe and Anthony were once again invited to join this sick season ender contest.On Wednesday they had the training day to check out the 2 kickers for this 5 star TTR big air event which kicks of the 2012/2013 TTR season. With perfect weather, [...]
Markass Mondays is back after a brief HIGHatus. Coming back heavy with some clips from Brighton and Bear. Johnny Miller, Chris Bradshaw, Ryan Tarbell, Lucas Magoon, Will Bateman, Anthony Mazzotti, Spencer Schubert, Daniel Brown, and Deadlung.
Qualis/Semis Quiksilver Spring Battle Written By: ProBlog
The Quiksilver Spring Battle 2012 is on! With bluebird and spring weather the Quiksilver Spring Battle 2012 kicked off on Thursday, 29th of March 2012 at Absolut Park Flachauwinkl in Austria. For its 10th Anniversary the popular Snowboard Event has been upgraded to 5 Star TTR level. Some of the world´s best riders have come [...]
TTR BILLABONG FLAUNT IT FINALS | SAT 31ST MARCH Written By: ProBlog
The 3Star TTR Billabong Flaunt It Finals presented by Sony Ericsson is going down this Saturday, March 31st at Sierra-at-Tahoe, CA. Check out the stellar rail jam set up custom built just for Flaunt It’s competitors! The slopestyle course consists of 2 rail pads with double options followed by a 40 foot jump and to [...]
Red Bull Supernatural Freeride Day with the Pros Written By: ProBlog
During one of the down days at Baldface, John Jackson, Mark McMorris, Eric Jackson, Terje Haakonsen and other Supernatural competitors use the time to shred some pow. Filmed entirely on Contour cameras.
In November the Bataleon team decided to head to Austria to ride on some glaciers since there wasn’t much snow in the rest of the world. It was the first time these guys got the chance to ride the 2013 boards and it looks like they had a pretty good time on them. Enjoy this [...]
Nike Chosen Sessions – Park Unveiling Written By: ProBlog
Nike reveals the Chosen Sessions Park at Silvretta Montafon, Austria. 1st - 7th April will see snowboarding take another step into the future as 12 AMs and 3 Chosen video crews ride and compete for the chance to be chosen by the Nike PRO Team at the most progressive snow park ever built. 27 Shapers have [...]
TTR’s silver partner NEFF, who produce the TTR beanies, are throwing the 3rd year of the Neff Beach Bash. When you live in Southern California you get the awesome advantage of living close to epic mountains and near some of the best surf beaches in the world. Neff Beach Bash hits Bear Mountain April 7th, [...]
Trip to Kamchatka – The Trailer Written By: ProBlog
Provincial Films present Trip to Kamchatka – The Trailer. Riders: Alexander Bragin, Philip Ananin, Kostya Berezhevsky, Sasha Osokin, Philip Ul’yanin, Alex Suvorov, Roman Papa, Alex Osovitsky, Nikolai Tsarev(photo) and Denis Fedorovykh (video)
John Jackson shreds the Red Bull Supernatural course and hangs out at Baldface Lodge to answer some questions for this Alli Sports My Five. Who knew John J was a gardener back in the day? The pro snowboarder shares memories of his first job and also his craziest backcountry experience as he watched a wall [...]
Massive Airtime in the Gigasport Snowvalley Planneralm Written By: ProBlog
The locals all agree: This season the Gigasport Snowvalley Planneralm shines in a splendor lightlike never before. The park setup is, with the finalization of its Seekarwechte, now complete. To celebrate this, the park and its traditional big airkicker received visits from its creator, Bernd Mandlberger. Together with Flo Mausser and some well-known friends, he was rocking the [...]
DC Swiss team at DC Snowpark Lenzerheide Written By: ProBlog
In the past week the DC Snowpark Lenzerheide was honored welcoming the DC Swiss team. For two days the DC riders stayed with the QParks media crew in Lenzerheide and had epic weather conditions for the shooting. We took a look behind the scenes on those two days and asked all participants how such a [...]
The Rockstar Throwback Throwdown At Breck Written By: ProBlog
The future is the past, or is the past the future? At Breck, we’re aiming to find out with the 1st Annual Rockstar Throwback Throwdown on April 7th during Spring Fever. Come watch pros new and old throw down in a first of it’s kind half pipe event! The party starts in our 22 foot [...]
Wild on B – Kids at The Launch Written By: ProBlog
Last spring the Youth took over Park City, Utah for Snowboarder Magazine’s “The Launch“. Launch was an appropriate name for this event because everyone was going huge. For such young riders, the talent being displayed was on a whole other level. The huge crew of Zak Hale, Ben Ferguson, Kyle Mack, Brock Crouch, Ben Watts, [...]
Trick Tip Tour 2012 – Feldberg Written By: ProBlog
Shredding at its Best at the Elan Snowboards Trick Tip Tourstop in the Bohny Snowpark Feldberg! At the 6th Elan Snowboards Trick Tip Tourstop in the Bohny Snowpark Feldberg, all snowboarders had the opportunity to test the newest Elan snowboarding equipment and to shred with the Elan pros. The shredders in the Black Forest had good [...]
Happy End Banked Slalom, 1er Avril 2012 Written By: ProBlog
La fin de saison se rapproche à grand pas avec ses journées plus longues, plus chaudes et plus ensoleillées. LA période propice à l’organisation de Banked Slaloms que nous aimons tant. Le team Dupraz et l’équipe de Leysin, vous propose pour la 4ème année consécutive de participer à sa tournée des “Happy-End Banked Slaloms “. [...]
Artec Checking in – Kalle Ohlson Written By: ProBlog
Artec Homies Kalle and Nilson have been travellin together to bring you a nice Vans Wängl Tängl edit. See Kalle shreddin the competition and having fun in the slushy backcountry and slopes of Mayrhofen in Austria.
Dan Brisse at The Camp of Champions Written By: ProBlog
Before Dan Brisse blew up, Dan was just Dan at COC. Well maybe more than just “Dan” because before the world knew who Dan Brisse was, campers at COC sure did. He came for years and stayed all summer working on his bag of tricks. I think it paid off. Here’s a look at a usual [...]
TTR PROTEST WORLD ROOKIE FINAL 2012 Written By: ProBlog
After a season of youth snowboard events all around the world, the most talented rising stars are awaited the end of season for the TTR 4Star Protest World Rookie Slopestyle Final, which will be held in Ischgl, Austria, from the 11th to 15th of April. The event will award prizes for an overall value of 30,000€ and it will assign [...]
Markus Malin shows that you don´t have to always spin to win. On this trip to memory lane with Malin airlines you will see a run that was cool 10 years ago or more. You can still get judges to like it as long as you do it big and clean… The run is from [...]
Tips and tricks from the pros could be enjoyed throughout last Sunday, March 18th, 2012, in the DC Snowpark Kitzbühel. Who knows – maybe some of the participants will be freestyle stars in the future – and they eagerly absorbed the know-how shared by the DC pros to improve their snowboard skills. Sure thing, the [...]
Heated Discussions with Elena Height Written By: ProBlog
Elena Hight may have won the X Games Silver the night before this Heated Discussion was taped, but her interaction with Peter “Pickup” Line is Pure Gold. Stay tuned for the last episode of “Heated Discussions” on Wednesday.
Total Fight Masters of Freestyle Written By: ProBlog
Spring sessions always rule, and the Burton & San Miguel Total Fight Masters of Freestyle held in the Andorran resort of Grandvalira was no exception this year, offering the highest quality of riding, burning sunshine, fresh snow and a cheering crowd to keep spirits high. The Coliflor Freestyle shapers spent the previous week carving magic [...]
The weeklong Vans Wängl Tängl Presented By G-Shock Contest-ival in Mayrhofen, Austria showcased the highest level of snowboarding the event has ever seen, epic weather conditions, innovative skateboarding, nightly parties, live music and life-long memories for all who attended the 10th Anniversary of this rider driven event. Snowboarders Eric Willett, Iouri Podladtchikov and Arthur Longo [...]
After a season of youth snowboard events all around the world, the most talented rising stars are awaited at the end of season 4Star Protest World Rookie Final, which will be held in Ischgl, Austria, from 11th to 15th of April. The event will award prizes for an overall value of 30,000€ and it will [...]
This Mack Attack won’t leave you full and regretting your eating habits, but could make you reconsider your pro aspirations. Nine-year-old Darren Mack devours all jumps and features in front of him with a hungry style and appetite for more.
Ipod Battle, Station Bar, Samedi 24 Mars 2012 Written By: ProBlog
Ce samedi, les filles du Ladies First Challenge vous propose de mettre vous même le feu au Bar STATION à Leysin! Le vendredi et samedi, la grande finale du Ladies First Challenge se déroulera sur le Leysinpark et nous allons fêter ensemble la fin de l’édition 2012! Vous pouvez former une équipe de 2-3 personnes [...]
Zak Hale with Switch Front Boardslides Written By: ProBlog
The bar is getting raised in this week’s trick tip, presented by Monster. Zak Hale hooks up with the Videograsss crew at Mountain High to demonstrate how to line up with the rail, square your shoulders, and look downhill to nail your switch front boardslides. Not ready to try this switch? The same rules apply [...]
Three, two, one, action! Easter is just around the corner, and so is Spring in the Park at Terrain Park Zugspitze! From March 31 to April 15, 2012, the legendary freestyle camp for all snowboarders and freeskiers will rock Germany’s highest mountain again! For slopestyle riders on skis and snowboards, Spring in the Park 2012 will offer [...]
The Liptrip episodes will follow us through the season and capture our trips. This time our annual adventure trip took us to Popova Shapka in Macedonia. Chasing powder in the Balkan Revelstoke! Thanks to Eskimo Freeride for taking us catboarding!! Thanks Vlado & Tommi! Featuring Ana Rumiha, Basa Stevulova, Julia Baumgartner & Conny Bleicher, as [...]
Snow Porn – Loon Mountain Kids Shoot Written By: ProBlog
You don’t have to be 18 to watch Snow Porn on the internet. It’s a good thing too, because the Burton Smalls team wouldn’t be able to watch their own part. Check out Gabe Ferguson, Darren Mack, Nik Baden, Max Jenson and Kyle Mack as they get wicked in the park at Loon Mountain
Eero Ettala and Heikki Sorsa teamed up this winter to bring you a new series “Cooking With Gas“. They are working on six bi-weekly edits through the winter and their Full Part edits will drop Fall 2012. Here is the third episode from the deep pow of Japan this season.
ATTENTION ANDROID USERS: SIKA APP NOW AVAILABLE Written By: ProBlog
TTR’s gold partner SIKA now has an app available for all Android user’s. Sika AG, Switzerland, is a globally active speciality chemicals company. Sika supplies the building and construction industry as well as manufacturing industries (automotive, bus, truck, rail, alternative energies, building components). The company is a leader in processing materials used in sealing, bonding, [...]
What a show! At splendid conditions the O’Neill Kirschbaum Battle 2012 went off last Sunday in the STANTON PARK in St. Anton/Arlberg with loads of action where the snowboarders demonstrated impressively that they know how to shred a park. In the end there were many happy faces, as prizes in a total value of US$ 10,000 were given away! [...]
GoPro HD – Victory in Winter X Games Europe Written By: ProBlog
Shot 100% on the new HD HERO2 camera. Winter X Games Europe is over but the celebration is not! Congratulations to the rockstar GoPro athletes who brought home 6 medals from Tignes 2012! Enjoy their victories as the GoPro Team takes the show on the road to French Alps!
Again – check out Teo Konttinen, Hans Ahlund and Kalle Ohlson warming up before hitting the big spots in Helsinki, Finland. These are B shots that won’t make the cut, cause the boys have been killing it!
Vans Wängl Tängl Art Exhibition Written By: ProBlog
The Looking Sideways art show opened last night at the Vans Wängl Tängl Presented by G-Shock in Mayrhofen, Austria. A couple of hundred party-goers and art fans checked out works on display by Fos, French, Blaise Rosenthal, Ed Templeton, Tristan Huber, Corey Smith, Schoph, Danny Wainwright, Danny Larsen and Tim Karpinski.
Last Sunday, 18 March 2012, 74 participants from fIve different countries had come to the Happy Shred at Crystal Ground – Snowpark Kleinwalsertal to take part in the fourth Wir Schanzen stop. Sunshine, slush, bright smiles and the relaxed contest atmosphere made this Sunday a perfect day. The early morning hours of Sunday were fIlled [...]
Deeluxe Global Deemons – Dominik Brunner Written By: ProBlog
René Schnöller introduced Dominik Brunner as one of the most talented riders in the area. Domink would not discribe himself to be like that but i can say it is true. Domik can ride everything!!! Street Pow Everything
Cilka Sadar 1st TTR overall… the queen of the world Written By: ProBlog
after a long season of competing Cilka became the best overall female snowboarder. she was ripping all of the aspects of riding from pipe to park to rails and doing it with insane style. it is not only a big step for snowboarding in slovenia but for sports in general in our country. i believe [...]
The game is on! Pro snowboarders Aymeric Tonin (FR), Ruben Verges (ES) and Jocki Koffler (AT) play snowboarding by their own rules. Draw a card, accept the challenge and the loser will be punished. Protest Jokers is the ultimate real life snowboard game. In this episode the three Jokers challenge each other in a longest [...]
Ten Tricks With Nick Poohachoff Written By: ProBlog
Nick “Pooch” Poohachoff lays down ten hammers on one of Northstar’s Down-Flat-Down rails. On one of the more technical features in the Park, check out this laundry list of bangers… … Front Board Switch Front Board Front Lip Switch-up Switch Nose Press Front-Blunt Same Way 50-50 Back Lip Backside 270 Gap to Down Cab 270 180 [...]
“This Must Be The Place.” Featuring: Jesse Gouveia, Andrew Aldridge, Chris Cloud, Jordan Morse, Blaze Kotsenburg, Dom Luza, Griffin Siebert, Shane Wright, Max Warbington, Ben Strause, Kevin Maples, and Cole Navin.
Shaun White and Elena Hight won Halfpipe Burton US Open Written By: ProBlog
Shaun White (USA) and Elena Hight (USA) won the 30th annual Burton US Open halfpipe competition today, taking home $25,000 each and one of the most coveted titles in snowboarding. It was a day that will go down in history for many reasons – the weather was perfect, the competitions came down to the wire and record-breaking [...]
TTR Halfpipe and Overall World Tour Titles Written By: ProBlog
The 2011/2012 TTR World Tour came to a close today at the 6Star Burton US Open with men’s and women’s halfpipe finals. After a gripping season full of countless highlights, Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI) and Kelly Clark (USA) have clinched the TTR Halfpipe World Tour Champion titles and Stale Sandbech (NOR) and Cilka Sadar (SLO) have [...]
Get the insight on Frederik Kalbermatten‘s life snowboarding from his home in Saas Fee, Switzerland. The first episode in this mini web series. Blotto, Aaron Hooper and Nicholas Muller get things going on what makes FK tick.
The Night Jam at Burton US Open Written By: ProBlog
The final night of the 30th annual Burton US Open, presented by MINI, ended on a high note with ‘The Night Jam’ held at the main base of Stratton Mountain. With the biggest crowd to date and on a completely unique set-up built specifically for the Open, the Night Jam awarded cash for six different [...]
Went shredding the slushy hill today to dial in some tricks for the street rails. Go to our facebook site to see how you can win a pack of 7/9/13 belts foo! -Risto Source: Yellow Snowboarding – Sevennine13 Sunday!
In the last 2.5 weeks, they have been building their own snowboarding paradise. After endless hours of shaping, 3 night sessions and a long film-cutting-night, they have finished this Project and have produced the most time consuming shots ever in the house of NBC. RIDERS: Mike Knobel, Roger Schuler, Simon Lefèvre and Deniz Cinek
Chilling With Videograss In Avoriaz Written By: ProBlog
The Videograss crew came to Avoriaz to shoot for their next movie “The Darkside“. Here is a little sneak preview featuring: Ben Bilocq, Nick Dirks, Jordan Mendenhall, Danny Larsen, Darrell Mathes, Paul Lambersens and Nico Droz.
Heated Discussions with Louie Vito Written By: ProBlog
What can you say about the alpine iconoclast that is the Peter Line? Well, he formed the Forum 8, founded Foursquare, invented the backside rodeo, met Bjork after being knocked out at the Air & Style, had a pro model with a Rainbow on it, was a featured rider in The Garden and has let [...]
World Champions Kelly Clark (USA) and Iouri Podladchikov win the Burton European Open, on yet another very warm and sunny day in LAAX and each get to take home the $15.000 first prize. Second in the women’s competition was American Gretchen Bleiler, followed by Yuki Furihata from Japan. In an exciting men’s final, Swiss Iouri [...]
we had meetings with the gang there for the products coming out in 2014. looks insane. 4 guys that have no clue what we are talking about. mclovin, kevin pearce, dan davis and this fool. than we did an IQ test with this head phones where they tested if we are ready for the us [...]
This week marks the 30th anniversary of snowboarding’s longest-running major contest: The U.S. Open. Before there was snowboarding in the Olympics, before the X Games or Dew Tour or snowboarding video games or Shaun White gum or “Danny & The Dingo,” the U.S. Open was there, holding it down as the sport’s marquee event and [...]
The Burton Academy – The Tail Block Written By: ProBlog
The Tail Block: One of the most playful and tech board tricks out there.Keep in mind that this is a low-speed jib, usually performed on a transition or in the flats (while you’re waiting for your buddy that forgot his gloves in the car…). The Crew at The Burton Academy loves this trick. Remember The Steps… Practice [...]
STEPHAN WIMMER WINS NIKE CHOSEN SERIES IN AUSTRIA Written By: ProBlog
The shapers at the Kingspark in Hochkönig, Austria worked tirelessly to prepare the Chosen Series kicker after overnight snow threatened the 8th and penultimate stop of Nike Chosen Series. The 15m step-over style jump proved challenging to all the riders and their efforts were compounded with bad visibility from the start. A previous winner of [...]
So the Snowboard World Circus moves on from an epic Laax to Stratton Mountain this week for US Open! Should be amazing if its anything like Euro Open. As senior goodlife enjoys a good plane picture, thought he would be happy with this from Atlanta. Delta uses it as a hub so had a layover [...]
The Master of Slopestyle concluded today in Leysin, Switzerland. The 21st edition of the TTR 5Star NESCAFÉ CHAMPS, completed in perfect spring conditions, brought an outstanding lineup of world renown riders vieying for the Master of Slopestyle title. A massive crowd at the event village revelled in intensity of the riding through out the day right down to the [...]
They were shooting this episode in Sebis‘ homeresort Silvretta Montafon. They were searching for new and unriden spots to shoot. It was fun to film with friends Thomas Feurstein, Rene Schnöller and his brother Christian Geiger.
The Master of Slopestyle concluded today in Leysin, Switzerland. The 21st edition of the TTR 5Star NESCAFÉ CHAMPS, completed in perfect spring conditions, brought an outstanding lineup of world renown riders vieying for the Master of Slopestyle title. A massive crowd at the event village revelled in intensity of the riding through out the day [...]
The 9th and last of the Nike Chosen Series proved to be a standout with the Norwegians displaying an incredibly high level of riding in this AM contest. The perfectly shaped 15m Kicker, located on the same slope as last month’s World Snowboard Championship, gave the 37 signed up rider’s ample chances to show the judges and watching [...]
We have all heard stories about how amazing the snow is in Japan this season, well here it is. Antti and friends check out the North Island powder scene and ride with the locals. Damn it looks fun riding in those trees!
The landmark 30th anniversary of the US Open Snowboarding Championships presented by MINI officially kicks off this coming Monday, March 5th at Stratton, Vermont with non-stop action through March 11th. After three decades of making snowboarding history, the US Open has plenty to celebrate, and for 2012 this iconic event features the best line-up of [...]
Postland is proud to announce Catscratch, our second film since the dawn of the theory. Momentum left scars on our retina’s and this cat is here to scratch these scars open again. Full film will be released in september, but until then keep watching our Spoiler Alerts to find out what we’re up to. Featuring: Cees Wille, [...]
They were planning to do another snowboard superproduction with doubles, super tech rail tricks, heli cam’s, beautiful landscapes, and snowboard stars…It came as always, Sorry! Riders: Maciej Dlugosz, Tomek “Tylas” Tylka, Wiktor “Johnson” Kubinski, Piotr “Lotnik” Tokarczyk, Bartlomiej “Cziller” Janowiec, Andrzej “Hajna” Gwizdz,Marek Rauba, Adrian Smardz, …
TTR BEO SLOPESTYLE 2012: ALEKSANDER OSTRENG AND JAMIE ANDERSON TAKE TOP SPOT Written By: ProBlog
The 6Star TTR Burton European Open 2012 Slopestyle went down yesterday with a bluebird day, spring temperatures and an epic course. Jamie Anderson (USA) successfully defended her title and won the BEO Slopestyle for the second year in a row, while Aleksander Ostreng (NOR) won his first international title today. Both winners took home $15,000 [...]
“Hunt is on! Poney Session will be back in March from 8 to 11th 2012 in Saint Lary Soulan Pyrenees to celebrate 10 years anniversary on a seasonal theme: “hunting & fishing”. Most of the best snowboarders will attempt the craziest European TTR 4 stars event and enjoy a heavy program : Slope Style, Best [...]
La 2ème journée du Champs Open à la “Place to Ride” vient de se terminer. C’est de nouveau sous un soleil radieux ainsi que des températures printanières que la “Last Chance Jam” s’est déroulée. Voici quelques photos prisent par Brock Fiedler de cette magnifique journée! Maintenant c’est à la “PLACE TO BE” que ça se [...]
Oldest snowboard competition in Europe. 5Star event on the TTR World Snowboard Tour. Mythic slopestyle including a full Superpipe. The Place to Be featuring DJ, concerts and live arts from Après-ski to the middle of the night.
Semi-Finals, Finals all tomorrow Saturday 3rd of March Written By: ProBlog
Pour des raisons de mauvaise météo annoncée Dimanche, 4 mars 2012, l’organisation des Champs ont décidé d’avancer toutes les compétitions à demain, Samedi 3 Mars 2012 dès 9:00 dans le snowpark. On se voit demain pour une magnifique journée sous le soleil avec du ride incroyable! À demain! Due to uncertain weather Sunday, March 4th [...]
With not much going on in the Northwest the RWU crew jumped in the car and drove East to Cook City, MT to meet up with Todd Kirby and friends. Soon upon arrival in “kook city” came large volumes of snow! After about 5 hours there were already 7-8 inches on the ground, so we [...]
Watch the video, share it if you like it and help their old f**king asses win a boatcruise to Finland. They will make a sequel on the boatcruise if we win! Team P.R.O. featuring riding and drinking from: Ulf Mård, Robban Gustafsson, Jakob Wictorén, Kalle Zai.
The 13th annual Burton European Open, presented by MINI, is now underway in beautiful LAAX, Switzerland, and live webcasts of slopestyle and halfpipe semi-finals and finals are scheduled to begin tomorrow on Redbull.tv. In addition to coverage of the competitions, Redbull.tv will also provide live scoring, live chats,live standings, competition rankings and rider bios so [...]
If my time in this industry has taught me anything, it is to “expect the unexpected.” In the world of action sports, extreme progression quickly devalues what was once regarded as exceptional. What does this process look like? The exceptional becomes the expected, the expected becomes the standard, and the standard becomes monotonous and mundane. [...]
Arbor at its Roots – Montana Powder Written By: ProBlog
Arbor Snowboards team rider, Eli Weiner recently made the move from the parks of Bear Mountain in Big Bear, California to steep mountains of Big Sky and Bozeman, Montana to study economics at Montana State University. But what we’ve discovered is that he’s really been studying powder runs in “The Last Best Place” in the [...]
Final Countdown on Famous – Join the Team Written By: ProBlog
Forum Snowboards’ interactive video game Famous – Join The Team reaches the final stretch with the release of the sixth episode this week. With the last episode also starts the run for a 1-year sponsorship with Forum Snowboards, Special Blend, Anon, Red and Rockstar. The winner will not only receive products but will also get [...]
After three days of bad weather that put the event on hold, the 5Star Sprint Grand Prix finally got underway with perfect conditions for the slopestyle qualifiers and finals today. Chas Guldemond came out on top once again for the men making this his third major TTR slopestyle title of the season and also his [...]
Volcom Stone’s PBRJ 2012 in Slovenia Written By: ProBlog
Snowboard park on Rogla was the location for Slovenian stop of Volcom Stone’s Peanut Butter & Rail Jam event for the forth time. Weather was amazing. More than 50 snowboarders and many supporters came to gather on Rogla. Five snowboarders from each category have qualified to the finals of this European tour, which will take [...]
Jake Olson-Elm makes the life of a pro snowboarder out to be this endless party-ride-party-ride awesomeness explosion around the world. Oh wait, it is. Check in with the Videograss crew in Helsinki, Finland, a breeding ground for big name pro snowboarders, and the setting for some of their most outrageous exploits on and off the [...]
Spoiler Alert: This video may or may not contain footage from second Postlandfilm, that will be released in September 2012. Featuring: Cees Wille, Gerben Verweij, Joey van Essen, Kas Lemmens, Kevin de Haan, Steef van der Meer, Wessel van Lierop.
Behind the scenes with Gigi Rüf in Real Snow Written By: ProBlog
With the Austrian Alps getting record snowfall during January, Gigi didn’t have to travel very far to film his Real Snow film part. Will his local knowledge give him the edge he needs to win? And what the hell is that thing strapped to his back?
Men’s Slopestyle Qualis at BEO Written By: ProBlog
The 13th annual Burton European Open Snowboarding Championships presented by MINI continued today with the Men’s Slopestyle Qualification. After tough weather conditions yesterday which forced organizers to postpone the Slopestyle event to today, riders were welcomed with bluebird skies up on Ils Plauns in LAAX/Switzerland. Perfect conditions for all riders on the new Slopestyle course [...]
Eero Ettala and Heikki Sorsa teamed up this winter to bring you a new series “Cooking With Gas“. They are working on six bi-weekly edits through the winter and their Full Part edits will drop Fall 2012. Here is the first episode urban edit from the streets of Finland with Eero, Heikki and Lauri Heiskari, [...]
Snowboarding is not an exact science, it takes some experimenting to find out what will work and what won’t. Luckily Zak Hale and Jeremy Jones are ready to guinea pig the winch speed to make sure there’s going to be enough speed for a gap elsewhere. It’s a good thing they tested it…
Product of the Week – Sesh Bar Written By: ProBlog
Everyone knows that snowboarding is very energy demanding sport, so they created a product to maximize time and pleasure on the slopes. Sesh bar is specially formulated energy load to satisfy the specific needs of snowboarding and skiing. The super tasty, chocolate-peanut bar delivers and immediate and long-lasting energy kick – a whopping 322 kcal [...]
It’s time for the SPRING SESSIONS 2012!! From 24 March 2012 on the MOREBOARDS Stubai Zoo Snowpark on Stubai Glacier, Austria will give you what you asked for – a sweet setup with plenty of kickers, boxes, rails and other obstacles as well as some nice events and contests! After some strong winter months the [...]
The Celsius Quebec snowboard crew featuring Phil Tardif, Jonathan Truchon, Max Verville, Russell Beardsley, Hugo Morasse, Gabriel Bélanger, Jé Pagé, Stéphane Fortier, Thomas Gagné, Alex Moites, Rick Thériault, Bobby Cloutier, Alex Gauthier, Fred Roberge and Will Tremblay.
Teaser for the 2012 Lost Boys Full Length Movie Halfway to Hell. Featuring: Alex Beebe, Brody Pigeau, Jon Versteeg, Neil Young, Tyler Ashbee, Josh Blasman, Jake Fine, Cory Gallon, Steve Cartwright, Kyle Loots, Ezra Griffioen, Eric Brown, David Hull and Friends
If you pic Lenzerheide as your freeride destination you’re in for a massive load of action. Vast runs and countless routes and variants invite you to literally run wild in the backcountry! Together with freeskiers and snowboarders, we were there, catching all the pow(d)er on tape! Not only park fans will find a perfect playground [...]
More snowboarding and birthdays for the lama’s ! Written By: ProBlog
While Seppe was sending it at Air and Style and the world champs the other lama’s had some busy times as well !First up Anthony and Tim went on a snowboarding trip to Val Thorens with ski-line. Anthony was giving the freestyle clinics in the park together with his good friend Tars ! Big up [...]
The spaceshuttle MMXII has finally landed up on Crap Sogn Gion in LAAX thisweekend and brought the full pallet of weather from outer space including sunshine, clouds, wind and snow. After a great kick-off yesterday with the Junior Slopestyle, conditions changed for today and heavy wind and bad visibility forced the organizers to postpone the [...]
This week the Smith-guys are fighting their way through the urban jungles of Sweden and Finland. Otto Veijola, Max Horn, Jeppe Ronti and Mario Käppeli show us their street skills and let Tarzan’s liana swinging look like preschool gymnastics. These guys are responsible for changing the way we now will look at our cities. Why [...]
TTR QUIKSILVER SNOWJAM IS BACK Written By: ProBlog
The TTR 3Star Quiksilver Snowjam is the annual event no one should miss. The top snowboarding event of the winter season takes part this year March 9th -10th at the most prestigious Czech ski resort, Špindleruv Mlýn. The competition will be in Slopestyle, the new olympic discipline, on a unique course including Halfpipe, Rail with [...]
The spaceshuttle MMXII has landed up at the 2012 Burton European Open presented by MINI in Laax! After a great kick-off with the Junior Slopestyle on Saturday, the riding level went even higher in the Junior Halfpipe competition on Sunday. Young riders from 14 countries – the youngest one aged 5 years – showed an [...]
Keir Dillon breaks down the grind of weekly competitions, giving us some insight into the life of Jack and Luke Mitrani, Mason Aguirre, Danny Davis and the rest of their crew as they contest hop all season long. The Frends invite us into their downtime, so come along for the ride as Luke Mitrani finds [...]
Find out what cartoon character pro snowboarder Sarka Pancochova resembles, why she likes California, and hear about her silver medal in slopestyle at the 2011 FIS World Snowboarding Championships. Learn all this and more in this Alli Sports My Five, and watch Sarka competing at the Dew Tour.
Thats what this whole thing was about right? A World Champion for the independent tour. You may have seen the stickers on the left before, but these on the right are pretty good. Basically riders are asking the worlds most famous riders to stand up and say that he disproves of what FIS are doing.
BRTN crew brought the heat from Cali… Written By: ProBlog
yesterday we just hit summer when we got up there. it went from blower pow to just straight up spring in 2 days. but we still had a blast. the crew with jussi, bangbang and mikey was really awsome. true legends this guys! came up to ride pow ended up on the beach… Source: Grilo.si
Mungo team, is a team of snowboarders and snowpark shapers. Every year on ski area Cerkno they build one of the best snowparks in Slovenia. Every year they try really hard to improve our park, but every idea has its own cost. Because the economy crisis and warm winters, ski area management cannot provide them
Winter X Games 2012 Highlights Written By: ProBlog
Welcome to The Circuit. A new web series bringing you highlights and the life behind the contest scene. Check out some clips from Monster Snowboarding’s Sage kotsenburg, Gjermund Baaten, Haldor Helgason, Christian Haller, Ethan Deiss, Zak Hale, and Peetu Piiroinen at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado. Check back later this week for an
Not every spot is ready shred when you hop out of the truck. Stairs need to be shoveled, ramps built, and sometimes the heavy tools need to be busted out to make something ride-able. Jeremy Jones not only shreds the rails, he also fixes them too. Check out his handiwork.
The board, based on the 2013 Destroyer profile, features limited edition artwork designed by Peter Line, and has been numbered and autographed by the legend himself. Also included in the mix are Forumula Boots complete with the all-new Tweaker Cuff NexTreme and custom tagged with the We Live Forum member’s name, and Republic Bindings –
The 2012 Burton European Open presented by MINI is kicking off tomorrow with the Junior Slopestyle contest. Riders from allaround the world are arriving in LAAX, Switzerland, among them the current TTR World Champions Spencer O’Brien, Kelly Clark and Iouri Podladtchikov. The Countdown is on! Some facts and figures: 4 is the number of days
Danny Davis, John Jackson & Mark Sollors are PlayBoys Written By: ProBlog
Normaly you can find Burton pros Danny Davis, John Jackson and Mark Sollors in the snow mags each month but, for March, they appear in a different kind of mag. In Playboy. Yeah that’s right. I guess dreads, beards and mustaches are new trend. And not to forget the new outlook. This is some serious
Fancy, trippy and crazy – that was the legendary Boards+Gwand Oldschool Day! Last Sunday a colourful bunch of oldschoolers met in the Gigasport Snowvalley Planneralm and took the snowpark back to the 80ies! Now the King or Queen of Oldschool Online Voting is on!!! Hot beats, a cosy vibe and shiny neon-overalls everywhere. This year
On last Saturday, 18 February 2012, the participants were given a warm welcome by the snow masses and the diverse setup that had been built up out of them. Despite the low visibility due to the fog the kids got up to the mountain really early to check out the park and to use the
VHS took some runs with Shayne Pospisil yesterday (or today if you’re still awake like me) under Chair 5 in Mammoth. It was really deep today. At least two feet. Kinda strange since it was t-shirt weather here a few weeks ago and now it’s full winter again… Shayne has been filming with the GoPro
The winner of the Burn River Jump 2012 is Roope Tonteri. In an exciting and thrilling super-final the 19 year old Finnish was vested with the prestigious title, US$ 15.000 and important 800 points for the TTR Overall World ranking. As Burn Jib Master 2012 the Canadian Mark McMorris earned US$ 3.000 for his Switch Hardway
The Mad Ones is a a web-based video project by Liam Gallagher. Inspired by the Beat Generation and specifically the writings of Jack Kerouac, The Mad Ones will follow the freaks, all winter long. Web flicks will be released every Monday through May. Some will be action edits, others about odd balls or oddities seen,
Since it’s humble beginnings, snowboarding like any living entity has grown and changed. Riders from around the world have pushed themselves and in turn pushed our sport to create never imagined new and exciting tricks. Check out Part 1 of our short video documentary on the progression of snowboarding.
So then, its been a while since I just posted videos, but this week I saw a couple which thought warranted being good enough for it. So kicking things off, its a video by the French crew whatwewantfilms which includes Tyler Chorlton and Gerome Matthieu. They came over to Mayrhofen in January for some of
From the 21st to 24th of February 2012, 80 riders will descend upon the resort of Livigno to compete in the Burn River Jump, an epic five star TTR event with a prize pot of $50,000. On February the 23rd, the best ranked riders of the Burn Slopestyle contest will meet the invited and seeded
Sick Trick Tour Snowboard Open Written By: ProBlog
A great weekend for the national freestyle scene at the 9th international Sick Trick Tour Open 2012 presented by KitzSki ruft! International contest feeling on the highest level at the snowboard competition! Like in the year before, also last Friday the freeskiers had to manage changeable weather conditions. But thanks to a 4 hours fog-free
For the first time ever Burn energy will be bringing the Real Snow Backcountry competition to European soil, as part of the Winter X Games in Tignes. And with a prestigious gold medal and a massive $50,000 cheque for first place, top action is guaranteed. Real Snow adds a new dimension to the Winter X
The Burton Academy – The Frontside Lipslide Written By: ProBlog
The Frontside Lipslide: A Staff favorite, and one of the best sideways-sliding tricks to learn! The reason this is a “Frontside” trick is because the rider approaches the box/rail on their toes, with the feature to the front of their body. It’s called a “Lipslide” because the rider pops and rotates the tail of their
Jack Mitrani does his best sports announcer impression to mess with Keir Dillon and commentate on his and fellow Frend Mason Aguirre‘s Dew Tour performances at the Toyota Championships. See how the final stop of the Winter Dew Tour went down for the Frends riders. Go along for the ride as Mason and Jack qualify
The sun blazed all day over the classic ski resort of Vallnord, Andorra for the 7th Stop on the Nike Chosen Series. On a South facing slope the local ASP shaper crew worked tirelessly to get the kicker (15m to the sweet spot) riding well for all the competitors that turned up to show their
The best Senoner’park Hochkar of all times Written By: ProBlog
Rider heart, what more can you wish for? The Senoner’park Hochkar is ready and waiting for you with a mind-blowing setup. Park designer Mike Aflenzer and his crew have excelled themselves and constructed the best Senoner’park Hochkar since existence of the park. Also the riders at the action shooting were deeply impressed. At perfect sunny
HEX, the California based tech functionality and fashion-forward accessories company, is proud to announce that snowboarder Eric Jackson has officially joined the team. “We are so stoked to welcome Eric into the HEX family,” said Carl Steindler, marketing manager at HEX. “Not only is Eric just an all around mellow dude that radiates good vibes,
Take a look into the behind the scenes fun of filming a video part. Sammy Spiteri and Colton Morgan are documenting their year with their digi cams. Enjoy this wacky film and see what its like to spend your season filming a video part. Video dropping Summer 2012
Boardworld and 3CS Outerwear are proud to present a new series based in BC, Canada. ‘When in Whistler‘ follows a group of snowboarders ripping it up in Whistler. Well there’s been a whole lot of sunny days and not much snow falling. With a bunch of bluebird days, the Whistler parks have been in prime
we went up and found this step dizzy and waited for the sun to come around but it never really did. so we left it for tomorrow. and my homie MClovin is gonna shred with us which is always a blast. than after that we just shut our brains off. we went scoping for some
Last out of 5 edits from yugos riding Dachstein glacier in autumn 2011. Nejc Ferjan is one of the Slovenians representing Yu-Go movement, better recognize! GET WELL SOON BUDDY! “Nejc is a good friend, really down to earth and has a great taste in women. He can not live without agressive Afroamerican music and dubstep.
The Winter Chosen Crew Video contest opened its doors on December 1st, 2011. In 10 weeks we’ve seen over 550 crews in 12 countries who submitted videos for the world to see. We saw creativity, style, originality and progression. Many thanks to all the crews who took the time to share their creative vision with
In less than a month time freeride snowboarders from all over Europe – and possibly elsewhere – return to Kanin mountain in Western Slovenia. From March 1 to 4 the Kanin ski resort and town of Bovec will host the seventh edition of freeride competition under this year’s official title Kanin Freeride Battle by Nissan
5 more minutes…please?! – Basa Stevulova & Ana Rumiha Written By: ProBlog
“5 more minutes…please?!” is the very first movie of Lipstick Productions. A European all female snowboard movie which outlines Lipstick Productions mission: Let´s not take everything too serious. This is part from Basa Stevulova & Ana Rumiha
The sun blazed all day over the classic ski resort of Vallnord, Andorra for the 7th Stop on the Nike Chosen Series. On a South facing slope the local ASP shaper crew worked tirelessly to get the kicker (15m to the sweet spot) riding well for all the competitors that turned up to show their
For 2012 Winter X Games Tignes have put together a new-look programme, culminating on the Friday evening with the biggest competition of the European edition – watched by a whopping 27,500 spectators. A total of eight events (SuperPipe and Slopestyle – Ski and Snowboard – Men and Women) are scheduled at the Winter X Games
Snowboarding lives off the riders‘ creativity – no matter if it’s during a competition or while freeriding. Nowadays, with snowboarding being more popular and mainstream than ever before, it is important to not lose sight of the basic ideas of snowboarding: progression is not just about Spin To Win but also about creativity and the
TTR SONY ERICSSON SNOWBOARD FEST 2012: DONOVALY Written By: ProBlog
The 4Star TTR Sony Ericsson Snowboard Fest went down on the 18th Febuary 2012. The podium was made up with Jorn Siemen Aaboe from Norway who stole the show with a Switch Backside Double Cork 1080 Mute Nose Bone and massive Backside Double Backflip 180. Second went to Slovenian rider Aljosa Krivec with the sweet
Chris Grenier & The Videograss Crew Written By: ProBlog
Chris Grenier, Darrell Mathes, Joe Sexton, and Norwegian-native Danny Larsen drop in on the Vigeland Park in Oslo right after a huge snowstorm. On the heels of a three-week Euro tour with ThirtyTwo, the Videograss crew hit the streets of Norway, the birthplace of skiing, to session some major tourist attractions without a bust in
In a winter of what if’s, I wish’s and all around WTF’s, sometimes you just have to roll the dice and give’er a go. Arbor rider’s Ian Sams and Scotty Vine set out on a trek from Salt Lake City to Aspen and then on to Denver just trying to get involved and make some
Catch up with Megan Ginter as she spends some time around her home resort Stevens Pass Washington. The conditions were all time, from deep long pow runs to cliffs. Megan also got a chance to build, hit and spin off a jump into powder for the first time ever! Check it out! This episode is
The third Sevennine13 Sunday is here! This week we are giving away the Johannesburg shoelace pack with Turtles graphics and shit! One of my favorites! Follow this link to our facebook site to find out how to get it! Source: Yellow Snowboarding – Sevennine13 Sunday!
Iouri Podladtchikov and Kelly Clark became Halfpipe World Champions Written By: ProBlog
The World Snowboarding Championships halfpipe finals went down today at Oslo Winterpark where Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI) and Kelly Clark (USA) were officially crowned the 2012 Halfpipe World Champions. After a week of excellent riding in qualification rounds, Iouri and Kelly beat out an international field of very talented riders and were awarded with the Halfpipe
Spencer O’Brien is SlopeStyle World Champion Written By: ProBlog
The World Snowboarding Championships SlopeStyle finals just went down today at Oslo Winterpark where Spencer O’Brien became SlopeStyle World Champion. She landed a great run and took the lead right in front of Jamie Anderson with incredible score 84,4!!! Congratulations to the new World Champion in womens slopestyle Spencer O’Brien!!! Results: Spencer O’Brien CA 84.4 Jamie
Chas Guldemond is SlopeStyle World Champion Written By: ProBlog
The World Snowboarding Championships SlopeStyle finals just ended at Oslo Winterpark where Chas Guldemond became SlopeStyle World Champion. She landed a great run and took the lead right in front of Sebastien Toutant with incredible score 87.9!!! Congratulations to the new World Champion in womens slopestyle Chas Guldemond !!! Results: Chas Guldemond Sebastien Toutant Seppe Smits
Be aware of Snowboarder Bandit Written By: ProBlog
A man who robbed an Anaheim bank branch earlier in the week is believed to be the “Snowboarder Bandit” suspected of carrying out at least seven Orange County holdups, police announced Wednesday. Authorities have released surveillance photos of the man who walked into the Schools First Federal Credit Union branch in the 8100 block of
Real Snow Backcountry competition to the European Winter X Games in Tignes France. Eight of the world’s best riders have scoured the backcountry to produce 8 individual 90 second videos that showcase raw snowboarding talent.
Chas Guldemond and Spencer O’Brien are Slopestyle World Champions Written By: ProBlog
The final day of the inaugural TTR 6Star World Snowboarding Championships played host to an amazing competition where Chas Guldemond (USA) and Spencer O’Brien (CAN) earned their 2012 Slopestyle World Champion titles. Chas and Spencer beat out an amazing group of riders today on the very progressive slopestyle course and were awarded $40,000 USD each
WSC Quarterpipe Finals – Video Written By: ProBlog
The World Snowboarding Championships is in full swing in Oslo, Norway where the quarterpipe event went off at the Holmenkollen Ski Jump stadium tonight. The competition featured a unique format that awarded riders for three different categories: best overall rider, highest air and best trick. Riders were reaching speeds of over 70 km/h on the
“In The Works” introduces you to a group of friends set out to create a new web series documenting their adventures on snow. Featuring: Graham Banks, Scotty Pike, Nick Fuca, Billy Wandling, Brennen Swanson, Dylan Bidez, Broc Waring, Cam FitzPatrick, Alex Rodway and Sam Hulbert
Monster Vans Penken Park Mayrhofen Written By: ProBlog
The creative setup of the pro area at Vans Penken Park Mayrhofen offers the riders a massive variety of rails. The rail line in the pro area starts with a Down-Flat-Down Rail 12m, followed by a Downrail 16m, a S-Box 10, a Staircase 6m and a wallride. In the endsection the monster of the park
The World Snowboarding Championships is in full swing in Oslo, Norway where the quarterpipe event went off at the Holmenkollen Ski Jump stadium tonight. The competition featured a unique format that awarded riders for three different categories: best overall rider, highest air and best trick. Riders were reaching speeds of over 70 km/h on the
Ride a whole mountain from top to bottom, from lift exit to lift entry, without having to shred annoying, boring passages and express your riding creativity all in one go. Sounds strange, but it’s by no means impossible! The Blue Tomato Kings Park in Mühlbach am Hochkönig makes it possible and rings in a new
For this episode we sent our team far out into the backcountry. You will see sprays, kicker building, first tries, slams and rock-paper-scissor for starters. To shoot this episode our team riders went from Hasliberg, Suisse to Kaunertal and Arlberg in Austria all the way to the USA. The riders in order of appearance are
The World Snowboarding Championships is in full swing with men’s and women’s slopestyle semi-finals coming to a close today. The competition was run with two heats of 10 riders for both men and women. The top three riders from each heat have advanced to the finals along with the four next-best overall scores of the
World Snowboard Champs Numero 3 Written By: ProBlog
Yesterday we had slope semis, and most of my blokes nearly put me out of business, but luckily Spencer is holding it down for us, and she is our saving grace. She is tough as nails. Couldnt walk the day before semis, and then came in to run her heat. This tells all. Click here
Behind The Spot – Kalle in IBK Written By: ProBlog
This spot was actually quite close to our office in Innsbruck! Kalle Ohlson is quite a hipster and knows that being organic doesn’t end with having a wild hair cut! Organic SPOTS is the new hype. He’s from Sweden – so he knows…
Much happened on the Snowpark Waidring Steinplatte within the last years! What once was known as an insider tip among the freestyle community is nowadays a top destination for shreadheads from near and far. The innovative park design, constructed along the lines of US terrain parks, promises long and versatile lines with enough flow and obstacles
A short film about friends chasing snow, being creative and snowboarding on unique features, within the borders of Washington State. Featuring: Bart Patitucci, Trevor Schy, Kevin Hanson, Tyson Rickman, Robbie Hutton, and more…
WSC – Check the course with Sebastien Toutant Written By: ProBlog
The World Snowboarding Championships (WSC) are the collective symbol of the global snowboard community; owned by TTR Pro Snowboarding and the World Snowboard Federation, created by all independent snowboard event organisers, nations and competitive snowboarders together. WSC’s vision is to demonstrate to the world how great competitive snowboarding is when its run by snowboarders. With
Sestriere and Bardonecchia in Italy and Vaars in France were taken over by Scott Stevens, Benny Urban, Danny Larsen, Dominik Wagner, Toni Kerkela, Joe Sexton, Chris Grenier and Markku Koski shred the final days of the ThirtyTwo Europe Tour.
So its been looooong days here, on the hil at 9 down at 9 but its good, there has been some amazing snowboarding going down, so its all worthwhile. This is probably the best shot from last night, with Jack Mitrani throwing it up there. Alley Oop. This is how stoked you are getting the
Based on the kinetics and movements of a skateboard truck, the Now binding offers unparalleled performance, response and comfort. “The Now Binding is an absolute game changer in the snowboarding market. It is a completely new beginning. I am very anxious to finally be able to test the binding for myself.” Severin Ebner, Blue Tomato,
The World Snowboarding Championships halfpipe semi-finals went off today in Oslo, Norway with the top 10 men and women advancing on to Saturday’s finals session. Check out the list of finalists who will be competing for the Halfpipe World Champion title and a piece of the massive $500,000 USD prize purse. Finalists – Men: Taku
Risto Shredding @ PåminneWe went to check out this Påminne Resort 80km from Helsinki today. We met up with the staff and decided to give input in making the street better. Stay tuned for more info about this project in the near future! The place is gonna be sweet in a couple of weeks! Source:
Getting down to Business on Famous Written By: ProBlog
You still don’t know what being “Famous” means to a Forum rider? Then, let us sum it up for you: sick snowboarding, wild rock’n’ roll, sexy girls, true friends, bar fights, drugs, travels, partying, fierce competitions but most importantly not taking yourself too seriously and just having lots of fun with your friends! If that
Heated Discussions with Peter Line Written By: ProBlog
During X Games 16 in Aspen, Snowboarder conducted a series of alcohol-induced interviews hosted by Legend Peter Line. This interview above was conducted by Editor In Chief, Pat Bridges, immediately after Peter interviewed Jamie Anderson.
AMPLIFI is an attitude, irreverence for the status quo. It’s an outward expression that echoes from ones core. Amplifi is about freedom of constraints, overcoming challenges, and concurring fears. It is a way of life that defines our individual character. GO FORTH AND AMPLIFI with 2013 collection!!!
This week with the Pirate Movie Production brings us to Finland, where we are documenting the sleeping patterns of urban snowboarders. If you are the type of person who needs to see the light of day to stay sane… Source: Pirate Movie Production – Rail Lag
Snowboarder Louie Vito breaks down the story behind the St. Christopher medal he has tattoed on his forearm. He got it at Hart & Huntington Tattoo when he was 20, so it could keep him safe on all his snowboard travels. Hear the full story, including how Mason Aguirre convinced him to do it.
So here we are in Norway for one of the most anticipated events of the year, the world snowboard champs. Above Peetu gets into the pipe qualies. So everyman and his dog pretty much has made the journey up here for this week, with pipe, slope and quarter pipe going down. Peetu I think is
Youngsters took over Pre-Qualis at WSC Written By: ProBlog
Day 2 of competition at the TTR/WSF World Snowboard Championships. At The Pre-qualification Men Halfpipe just ended with some surprising results. In the 1st exciting heat 15 year old David Habluetzel (SUI) and 14 year old Seamus O’Connor (IRL) both beat Peetu Piiroinen (FIN) and ended in the top 4. Luckily Peetu is one of
TTR BILLABONG FLAUNT IT HITS UP LAKE LOUISE, ALBERTA Written By: ProBlog
The 3Star TTR Billabong Flaunt It 2012 hit up Lake Louise, Alberta on Sat 11th February. The course consisted of a “cliff” drop, 2 jumps and 3 rail options and there was great weather for the event. Christy Prior from New Zealand dominated the course by taking 1st place Slopestyle, 1st place Rail Jam and
The world’s top snowboarders are getting ready for orbit at the 13th annual Burton European Open (BEO) presented by MINI. Taking place from February 25 – March 3 at LAAX/Switzerland, the BEO has confirmed some of the sport’s biggest names like Mark McMorris, Seppe Smits, Sebastien Toutant, Iouri Podladtchikov, Jamie Anderson, Kelly Clark and Hannah
Burn The Streets 2012 – Keeping the fire lit! The most anticipated Romanian jibbing contest is back on the 18th of February! So pick up your flammables and come to North Transylvania, ‘cause we’ll be burning as you just know! What’s cooking? Another hot setup downtown, the best rail rippers around, awesome prizes, the trademark
The Burton Academy – The Backside 180 Written By: ProBlog
The Backside 180. One of the most classic, stylish tricks in the book, and a true must-have for anyone looking to progress in Park, Pipe, or All-Mountain Freestyle. Practice the Backside 180 every single day, and you’ll quickly develop the ability to 180 off-of and over all sorts of terrain and obstacles around the mountain.
There’s tons of snow, but It’s a race to beat the inversion in Whistler! Robin, Annie and Hana end up finding some good snow and the jumping begins. Plus, a bonus pillow day with Leanne Pelosi, David Melancon and Claudia Avon.
the power rangers hit the air & style Written By: ProBlog
today we did this media thing with all the ring holders. was funny. and we had the last practice which was icy but fun. i think tomorrow will be a cool day. if you are coming to watch dress up. its gonna be a cold one ladies and gents… Source: Grilo.si – the power rangers
Special Blend Outerwear 2013 Collection Written By: ProBlog
Twenty-one years ago Special Blend was started with a vision to produce innovative outerwear designs that keep you comfortable and protected, all while making you look your absolute best from First Chair to Last Call. Over this time, we have built some of snowboarding’s most progressive outerwear and stayed true to this vision with focus
The Snowpark Feldberg returns from its summer break in style – with Sport Bohny, TWO FITFTY and Nike 6.0 as new partners and a shiny new QParks Tour Contest as this winter’s highlight! What’s more, thanks to an update this season’s all-new setup will shine in new splendour. Get tuned in to the new season
Werni Stock Air&Style 2012 practice Written By: ProBlog
This edit is almost live…shot a few hours ago during practice for the Air&Style 2012 taking place at the Berg Isel stadium in Innsbruck. Follow Werni Stock during his warm up today and stay tuned for Saturday…Go WERNI, Go GRILO!
Ryo Aono and Queralt Castellet win Burton Canadian Open Halfpipe Written By: ProBlog
It was a perfect night under the lights for the 5Star Burton Canadian Open halfpipe finals in Calgary, Alberta and riders put on a great show for the Canadian crowd. At the end of the night, it was Japanese rider, Ryo Aono, for the men and Spanish rider, Queralt Castellet, for the women who had
Air & Style Innsbruck – Check The Course Written By: ProBlog
TTR Arrives in Innsbruck, Austria for the infamous 6Star TTR Billabong Air & Style 2012. This year sees the crowning of the first TTR Big Air Champion. With an all star rider list in attendance, including Eric Willett, Seppe Smitts and Sebastien Toutant its sure to go off.
RED BULL SUPERNATURAL – THE FUTURE OF SNOWBOARDING? Written By: ProBlog
Unfortunately the Red Bull Supernatural doesn’t fit in to any TTR tour discipline yet, but, is it the future of competitive freestyle snowboarding? For the uninitiated the Red Bull Supernatural is a unique backcountry competition handcrafted by the snowboarding demi-god, Travis Rice, to challenge all the riders over a unique terrain . Travis Rice spent
The Snowpark Waidring Steinplatte delights freeskiers and snowboarders year after year with its modern park and the cozy and relaxed atmosphere. Due to the central location between Germany and the Austrian states Tyrol and Salzburg, it´s easily accessible. The Snowpark Waidring Steinplatte is located in a small and individual ski resort. Since QParks took over
Noa Gadelius is Crowned Champion of Burn Fire & Steel Rail Written By: ProBlog
Swedish snowboarder, Noa Gadelius was crowned winner of the Burn Fire and Steel contest last night in Innsbruck’s city centre at the official opening of the Air & Style 2012 . Last night, European rippers, who had won wildcard entries by sending in winning video clips of their rail sessions had the opportunity to compete
Billabong Air & Style Innsbruck – LIVE Written By: ProBlog
This 6 Star TTR event will not only see the winner of the Billabong Air & Style Innsbruck-Tirol but also we will see the mens TTR World Snowboarding Tour Big Air Champion be crowned! Who will win this prestigious trophy? Will it be the currently ranked number 1 Eric Willet or will Seppe Smits step
The worst snowfall year in 30 years didnt stop us from making the best of 3 days in SLC, we hit up the bonezone with Tim Ronan and Parker Worthen, Rail gardens, and a Child Support rail jam at Brighton. Big shout out to all the boys at “tha club”, dj J2 , Butters, Mike
we had the first practice today. and i have to say the jump is insane. the best one that i rode here in innsbruck. was cool to see homeboy eero back doing contests. really good start of a baws weekend. Source: Grilo.si – air&style practice day
Jack Mitrani From Winter X Games Written By: ProBlog
No X Games experience is complete without a visit to sponsor village—a lollapalooza of frothing fans lined up for pro autographs and product giveaways. Jack Mitrani sends Big Dan into the beating heart of Winter X to score some swag. Wapow!
Red Bull Supernatural Contest Window Opens Written By: ProBlog
Eighteen of the world’s best snowboarders are settling into Baldface Lodge tonight (after a curling session, pictured above), as the holding period for Red Bull Supernatural begins. On only one day between today and February 8th, the 18 riders will be the first to drop into Travis Rice’s dream snowboard run, competing to find out
RED BULL SUPERNATURALS – THE FUTURE OF SNOWOARDING? Written By: ProBlog
Unfortunatly the Red Bull Supernaturals doesn’t fit in to any TTR tour discipline yet, but, is it the future of competitive freestyle snowboarding? For the uninitiated the Red Bull Supernatural is a unique backcountry competition handcrafted by the snowboarding demi-god, Travis Rice, to challenge all the riders over a unique terrain . Travis Rice spent
Calgary, AB -The fourth annual Burton Canadian Open Snowboarding Championships, presented by MINI, got underway today at WinSport Canada’s Canada Olympic Park (COP) in Calgary, Alberta. The second stop on the 2011/2012 Burton Global Open Series and a TTR 5Star event, the Canadian Open will include slopestyle and halfpipe competitions, offering riders the chance to
Forum Snowboards 2013 Collection Written By: ProBlog
Most companies try too hard to be all things to all people, struggling to create a lot of different products, messages and images that only serve to contradict each other. Forum is focused. Whether they’re riding an urban roof gap, a huge park jump, or a backcountry wedge, they have specific technologies that help riders
Snow Porn – BC and Whistler Pow Written By: ProBlog
Riding pow with guys like Stephan Maurer, Mikey Rencz, Mark Sollors, Jeremy Jones, and Jussi Oksanen would be one of the best crews to tag along with. Although it could be hard to keep up, because these guys make it look soooo easy.
Since the premiere season in winter 08/09 the DC Snowpark Kitzbühel gleams in renewed splendor again and again and therefore is magnet for all snow-hungry freestylers. For the upcoming season the QParkdesigners thought about some new specials that will raises the snowpark to the next level! The DC Snowpark Kitzbühel can be reached easily via
Nike Chosen Series – Hoch Ybrig Written By: ProBlog
The fourth stop of the Nike Chosen Series were held in Hoch Ybrig in the foot hills of the Swiss Alps, and got underway despite being pushed back a day due to bad weather. With only occasional breaks in the cloud, visibility gave the riders an added challenge over the 15m kicker and bonk obstacle,
Artec Snowboards 2013 Collection Written By: ProBlog
Artec knows that their boards need to do more than just look good, they need to provide riders with superior performance. That’s why Artec is focused on building freestyle snowboards that exceed the demads of riders everywhere. The result is a level of quality and performance unsurpassed in the industry and the best riding boards
Gigasport Snowvalley Planneralm Written By: ProBlog
With the vision to „have fun in the mountains“, a bunch of passionate freestylers decided to make their dream of a Snowpark on the Planneralm come true. Since then, since the year 2000, the park went through big changes and extensions, but the spirit stayed the same. Highly prized for its snow guarantee but mainly
Nitro Roadwarriors getting started Written By: ProBlog
Massive snowfall hit the alps to guarantee a great begin of the season. The Roadwarriors crew went out to bring you the first of a lot more Videos to come. Riders: Tobi Strauss, Benny Urban, Dominik Wagner, Basti Rittig, Max Horn, Aluan Ricciardi, Michael Macho, Thomas Hörhager, Steve Krijbolder and Thomas Feurstein
Burton Canadian Open 2012 – Check The Course Written By: ProBlog
The fourth annual Burton Canadian Open Snowboarding Championships, presented by MINI, got underway today at WinSport Canada’s Canada Olympic Park (COP) in Calgary, Alberta. We teamed up with TTR’s favourite 14 year old ripper, Ty Walker, for this ‘Check The Course’ so sit back and let her show you what the riders are hitting.
RED BULL SUPERNATURALS – THE FUTURE OF SNOWBOARDING? Written By: ProBlog
Unfortunatly the Red Bull Supernaturals doesn’t fit in to any TTR tour discipline yet, but, is it the future of competitive freestyle snowboarding? For the uninitiated the Red Bull Supernatural is a unique backcountry competition handcrafted by the snowboarding demi-god, Travis Rice, to challenge all the riders over a unique terrain . Travis Rice spent
If ya wanna win a free snowboard… Written By: ProBlog
Check this! Icon and Onboard mag made a collaboration board and heres what they have to say: Onboard teamed up with Icon Snowboards and produced a limited edition run of Onboard x Icon decks. Even better, they’ll be giving away 2 per week till the end of the season. Get involved! The Icon guys were stoked when we hit
Volcom PBRJ hit Switzerland. While early riders were warming up with powder runs, the shapers from White Elements Snowpark did an amazing job reshaping the whole set-up with the help of the „Pisten Billy“. In addition to the traditional the long down and kink rails, riders could get creative on a special feature: a pole
Jamie Anderson claims SNB Slopestyle Written By: ProBlog
Jamie Anderson is now 6-for-6 in podium finishes in women’s Snowboard Slopestyle at the Winter X Games. Her gold medal Friday is her third. She dominated the competition, posting a Run 1 score of 94.00, then improving to 95.33 in Run 3 — the highest score in a women’s Snowboard Slopestyle final at Winter X
First triple corks landed at Winter X Games Written By: ProBlog
The Snowboard Big Air finals Friday at Winter X Games 2012 quickly turned into a triple cork party under the lights at Buttermilk with Canadian rider Mark McMorris claiming his first Winter X gold thanks to a massive backside triple cork mute 1440. McMorris scored 49 out of a possible 50 points for the trick.
Arnette x Del x The Funky Homosapien Written By: ProBlog
Arnette is bringing the the funk to their Uncommon Projects division with a new snow goggle in a collaboration with the Funkman himself, Del the Funky Homosapien. A limited edition, late release of their Series 3 goggle, the goal was to create the funkiest snow goggle in the lineup for the legendary artist and long
ThirtyTwo Boots 2013 Collection Written By: ProBlog
For Winter 2013, ThirtyTwo went back to their roots. Back to the feeling of what makes someone carefully rip pages out of their magazines and tape them to their bedroom walls – the style and influence of their favorite riders. Click below, take a look, and remember the feeling of when style mattered and those
Kelly Clark wins fourth SuperPipe gold Written By: ProBlog
Ten years removed from her first Winter X Games gold medal, Kelly Clark reminded everyone Friday night why she will go down as the greatest snowboard halfpipe rider in history. Clark, wearing a “Celebrate Sarah” sticker on her helmet in memory of late halfpipe skier Sarah Burke, posted both of the night’s highest scores (90.00
Travis Rice films with Contour Written By: ProBlog
Contour is thrilled to welcome world class snowboarder Travis Rice to its athlete team. Travis is known for his incredible big mountain skills, unparalleled video parts, and on-snow creativity. Welcome to the team, Travis!
Amplid Snowboards 2013 Collection Written By: ProBlog
Amplid:::next level riding – And Amplid is about riding. About the constant search for the perfect kicker, rail or powderface. Check their 2013 collection! What is different for 2013? New ideas, new materials, new technology? 2013 is a big year for the Amplid snowboard line. We’ve added new boards to the line, two new camber
After its re-launch it should be well-known that the Almdudler Snowpark Sölden doesn’t only have a massive setup, but also caters for loads of fun. Show us with a funny picture, just how much fun freestylers have while running wild in Sölden and cash up a staggering 1,000,- Euros! Taking part in the Almdudler Freestyle
Planet Sports DiedamsJam – Jammin’ the roof off! Written By: ProBlog
In just a little more than two weeks, the Pleasure Diedamspark will be the host for the next stop of the QParks Snowboard Tour: The Planet Sports DiedamsJam on the 11th of February 2012. Besides the local scene, international riders will also compete in gripping battles to win lots of cash and score important points
Our local hill’s park is starting to take shape again. Little late, but what can you do when mother nature acts like a little bitch and refuses to take care of her responsibilities..? Anyways, we’ve been shredding the park the past few days to dial our tricks before we start filming rails again. Enjoy! Source:
Bjorn Goes for a ride In Jackson Written By: ProBlog
Bros at Brainfarm Cinema sent some shots for Bjorn‘s part in “The Shred Remains“. For whatever reason this shot didn’t quite make the cut. Pretty hairball slide in Jackson Hole. If you haven’t seen it make sure you check Brainfarm’s film “The Art Of Flight” as well as Rome’s third full length film “The Shred
The second episode of Yu-GO’s riding on Vogel mtn. Check! Yu-GO TV: Park Vogel ep.2 from YU-GO FIRST on Vimeo. January 2012 shredding on Vogel mtn. (Slovenia). Riding by: Matic Zavodnik, Žiga Rakovec, Marko Grilc, Erik Harc, Dejan Hodžic, Peter Podlogar, Luka Podlogar Song: Still Corners – Circulars Source: 45 degrees – Yu-GO TV: Park
Travis Rice rides Union Bindings Written By: ProBlog
Union Binding Company is proud to announce the addition of The Art Of Flight mastermind and 2012 Snowboarder Magazine Rider of the Year Travis Rice to the Union Binding team. One of the most pivotal riders in existence, T.Rice is known for executing impossible tricks in impossible situations and generally just thinking big—both on and
Scott Stevens wears ThirtyTwo Outerwear Written By: ProBlog
ThirtyTwo added TM-Two wearin’ regular footer, Scott Stevens to its outerwear team for 2012! After growing up in Westfield, Massachusetts, Scott is a full-fledged masshole and he has collected a lot of nicknames over the years including Atcha Boii, Doug Floutie, Steamy and Sleepy. Scott is a staple at High Cascade Snowboard Camp (HCSC) where
Follow the runs of Gigi Rüf and his friends! This first edit of 4funfun brings us to Riksgränsen, our favorite choice in spring time. Yeah, we know it’s January by now. But this should tease you for the upcoming clips of home runs!
Union Bindings 2013 Collection Written By: ProBlog
For the past seven years, the Union Binding Company has been dedicated to crafting that connection—flawlessly uniting snowboard and rider through next-level comfort and technology, progressive performance and dependable, durable components. They are an independent brand founded on supplying snowboarders with the best bindings on the planet. Product has always come first and they build
Riders and Judges Named for Red Bull Supernatural Written By: ProBlog
Red Bull and Travis Rice today announce the 16 snowboarders who accepted invitations to compete at the inaugural Red Bull Supernatural at Baldface Lodge outside of Nelson, B.C., Canada. Invites were sent to riders on the forefront of bringing freestyle snowboarding into natural terrain. On one day between February 3rd and 8th, riders from seven
So what with the Finals of X Games Real Street going down right now, between Halldor and Louif Paradis, I thought what better to do, then go and do some serious undercover journalism and find out from Halldor, and his filmer (man of the goodlife) a little bit more about his video part…… So here
THE CANADIAN SHIELD: CANADA’S PREMIER SLOPESTYLE TOUR Written By: ProBlog
The Canadian Shield Ski and Snowboard Slopestyle Tour is set to embark on it’s first season, awarding $80,000 to top Canadian athletes along the way. The first tour of its kind in Canada, The Canadian Shield offers skiers and snowboarders alike an avenue to showcase their slopestyle skills while earning valuable AFP, TTR and tour
Forest Bailey wins Snowboard Street Written By: ProBlog
Winter X Games rookie Forest Bailey won gold in Snowboard Street at Winter X Games 2012 on Thursday, beating out Ryan Paul and Nick Visconti after making the most of street-inspired features like a metal cargo container, a concrete Jersey barrier, and a set of handrails and ledges. Bailey lead after Round 1, making it
Dinosaurs Will Die Snowboards 2013 Collection Written By: ProBlog
aa What is different for 2013? New ideas, new materials, new technology? We’ve introduced WDT core into a larger model to help differentiate the line and create a more price point board. Any new models in 2013 collection? Yes, 1… It’s top secret at the moment, but we will be able to let everyone know
This week in Jackson’s Hole, we are in Mayrhofen, Austria as we catch up with Tyler Chorlton and the What We Want film crew. As well as a contest round-up, Henry also tries to find out what gorilla hands can be used for…
Jamie Lynn to be Honored with Legend Award Written By: ProBlog
Jamie Lynn’s style is so iconic his method alone could receive TransWorld SNOWboarding’s Legend Award. It’s his overall contribution to snowboarding, however, that will be honored on Friday, January 27 during the 13th Annual Riders’ Poll Awards Show at the Fillmore Auditorium. Jamie is often credited as the rider who completely changing what tricks looked
Academy Snowboards 2013 Collection Written By: ProBlog
Bros from Academy Snowboard Co. took time to presents their awesome line for 2013. This is Academy Snowboard 2013 collection!!! You need to see this… What is different for 2013? New ideas, new materials, new technology? We softened up the Team ‘Bro Model’ board to give it more of a freestyle/freeride feel. We also introduced
The first round of the Real Snow Fan Favorite vote is officially over, and it looks like daredevil stylings are so far winning out over super-tech rail tricks. The Winter X audience has spoken, and the new matchups are as follows: Halldor Helgason will be going head-to-head with 2011 Real Snow gold medalist Dan Brisse,
Kohei Kudo & The Hirano Brothers stop by Northstar’s new Superpipe to train for the upcoming X Games and Japan National Championships. Between throwing down huge airs and technical tricks, the crew likes to have some fun, as well.
If is a good powder day do not worry and just do it like Werni, just go and shred the park. Meet your powder rat friends after that and talk about all the doubles and triple you stomped that day while your friends keep the pow smile on their face.
Signal Snowboards 2013 Colleciton Written By: ProBlog
Remember that feeling you had when you started snowboarding? You embraced this sport with such open arms that you just had to open your own store; had to be part of what molded this industry. This was an opportunity that was about freedom of choice and a path less traveled. You picked that untracked line
Eric Willett wins Dew Tour Slopestyle Written By: ProBlog
Eric Willett came out swinging in his first run in Saturday’s men snowboard slopestyle Finals in Killington, Vermont. On a day where a recent snow was slowing down the course, many of the heavy hitters including Chas Guldemond and Mark McMorris were having trouble landing their runs. But not Willett, who came in with confidence
The Goodlife Gentlemens Club No.2 – Lord Johannes Brenning Written By: ProBlog
The second in the series of the Goodlife Gentlemens Club, focuses upon one of Snowboardings leading lights, who is making it happen, behind the camera. Some would call him visionary, some would call him sicknote, either way, he is a great bloke, and definitely welcome alongside Henry as honorary goodlife members. His name is Johannes Brenning, the man behind
Canadian Mark McMorris has already made quite an impression near and far. After a slew of contest podiums, a first-ever triple cork and the drive to push progression, Mark is making things happen in the snowboarding world.
A lot of work has been done by Qparks‘ park designer Gilles Rhyner and his shape crew the last few days in the Riderpark Pizol. It was definitely worth it because he and his team have set up a park that leaves no rider’s heart cold. To warm up your homes, too, here is a
The X Games all-video “Real” contest series just crossed boundary lines into a whole new world. With the addition of Real Snow Backcountry presented by Burn, set to debut in conjunction with March’s Winter X Games Tignes 2012, the series ventures into big-mountain snowboarding territory for the first time.
Nothing’s more entertaining than the Frends crew of snowboarders, that’s the focus of our behind-the-curtain series which gives you inside access into their lives and constant antics.? In episode 1, Keir Dillon discusses the philosophy behind Frends as well as it’s creation. Join Jack Mitrani, Danny Davis and the rest of the Frends crew as
Switchback Bindings 2013 Collection Written By: ProBlog
Bros at Transworld Business got some news about Switchback Bindings 2013 Collection. Check it!!! What are the top three developments and trends in next year’s bindings? Part of the Switchback component idea is the inclusion of a no-back option with every base. Riding without a highback is not a new idea, but with far more
showed up to an empty vogel. i guess a few clouds in the sky scared everybody away. and a good time it was. just cruising. and than in the evening we did the intro for the last grilosode we been working on. this one will be sick i am super stoked on it. coming out
From Ibk to Pittsburgh – 7Springs Written By: ProBlog
After riding sick pow on sunday, i flew to Pittsburgh for “The Streets”! met up with the rest of the Forum team… weve been shredding the second day today and its f***** awsome! such a sick Park! nobody in the world made something like that, crazy what the built!! just could ride all day and
we went to absolut park to film for Grilos cliptionary. it will be a online contest that all of you can enter. and i can tell you the 1st prize is going to be baws. the park was insane and i cant wait to go back there. it will snow 1m in the next few
The TWO FIFTY Masters Feldberg Event will be DELAYED Written By: ProBlog
Due to the bad weather forecast for the coming weekend, the TWO FIFTY Masters Feldberg has to be postponed for two weeks and will now take place on Saturday, 04.02.2012!! Qparks Team want to offer an event at its best, were all rider can start under fair conditions. The current weather forecast reports snow and
So through the winter, me and this bloke, David Doom Have been filming, hanging out with, and riding powder with Canadas PG tips addicted, Dew Tour winner Spencer O’Brien So to say well done, Doom made this little edit to celebrate her season so far Click here to view the embedded video. Tags: best front
For the 8th time in a row Norway presented the best team at the Protest World Rookie Fest in Livigno, standing out as the most influent nation in youth competitive snowboard programs. On the podium we also greeted riders from Italy, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Belgium and Poland. The finals of this 3Star TTR slopestyle produced
Nitro Outerwear 2013 Collection Written By: ProBlog
In addition to their snowboard line, Nitro continues to bring out their snowboard outerwear and their prepeared amazing collection for 2013. You need to see this! What is different for 2013? New ideas, new materials, new technology? Different for 2012/13 is that we have segmented Nitro into 2 groupings, Modern, and Substance. We felt there
A young, independent start up of snowboarders with a mix of staff from Ireland and Poland. After a misfortunate clash with Nestle over the brand name (ShredBar) they decided to reach out to the community to help them rename the bar. When Jenna Hannon came up with the name “Sesh bar” they instantly felt that
The Nike Chosen Series – Sweden Written By: ProBlog
The perfect conditions in Funasdalen, Sweden for the second stop of the Nike Chosen Series saw AM riders travelling upwards of 1000KM from all corners of the country to compete. The lollipop and kicker both got a working with Joel Anderson, Simon Ahlvu, Philip Landmark and Karl-Anton Svensson taking care of business. The winner of
Some of the world´s best snowboarders will gather from 18 until 31 of March 2012 at Absolut Park Flachauwinkl to celebrate the 10 anniversary of one of the most traditional Austrian snowboard events. In 2012, the Quiksilver Spring Battle will be upgraded to 5 Star TTR level. On top of the 50.000 US dollar prize
GIRLS ONLY! TTR LADIES FIRST CHALLENGE 2012, THYON Written By: ProBlog
Girls only! Central Park of Thyon saw the first competition of the first Swiss Ski and Snowboard “freestyle” tour only for girl rider’s. This 3 Star TTR event saw awesome riding by all contestants but it was Swiss girl Rina Ramholt dominated in Snowboarding. Everyone agreed that Tina Ramholt made a perfect run: Underflip 540°
The long break is fInally over, on 28 January 2012 the Wir Schanzen will start its season with „The 5ive Barbecue“. The 5ive Alpspitzpark in Nesselwang is the place to be and a super-diverse setup is waiting to be shredded. Let´s get ready to rumble! The preparations for the eighth Wir Schanzen contest tour are
Germany’s highest mountain: during Easter time, SPRING IN THE PARK will once again rock the Terrain Park Zugspitze at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. From March 31 to April 15, 2012, the legendary freestyle camp has a lot to offer for all snowboarders! SPRING IN THE PARK 2012 provides freestylers on snowboards with everything they need to experience
Gnu Snowboards 2013 Collection Written By: ProBlog
Check new collection from Gnu Snowboards for 2013! Gnu Impossible Snowboard 2013 Preview. Asymetrical Pickle Tech from Gnu, Mervin. Gnu Metal Guru – Gnu Velvet Guru 2013 with EC2 technology. Gnu Mutant backdoor rear entry snowboard bindings. Updated line. Easy access, easy release, full lockable ratchet. Two Strap.
There is a moment in life when you realize who you are and what you enjoy doing. It is at this point that you realize your whole life is turning around in an un-describable positive energy.This energy gives you the willpower to go on in the direction that you want your life to go in.
Two random days in late december 2011 on Vogel mountain, which is a home resort to many Slovenians from the crew. Riding by: Andrej Marincic, Matic Zavodnik, Žiga Rakovec, Nejc Ferjan, Mitja Kodric, Erik Harc, Tadej Valentan, Peter Podlogar
After weeks of heavy snowfall, storm and nightshifts,the Snowpark Crew get the Parks finally ready for you. The dirty episode with the two “The Crap Show” founders Joos and Blume. Guest rider Emanuel makes a few acrobatics flights. Miachel tests his chicken wings and Laax-local Adrian steezing also around …
Shake your bottles and rattle your cans! It’s the dawn of a new era in the Ötztal valley, as we proudly present: The Almdudler Snowpark Sölden! With Almdudler as the new main partner, we are looking into a bright future! Apart from fresh jibs, rails and kickers, the Almdudler Snowpark Sölden will also see a
This Is Snowboarding – Anto Chamberland Written By: ProBlog
DC’s Anto Chamberland is a rail destroyer. This is his part from DC’s This Is Snowboarding. It’s good to see that even Canadian rail kids can hit jumps when they want to, and Anto’s backside 7 is pretty spot on. Check it out!
Flow Snowboards 2013 Collection Written By: ProBlog
Flow snowboards have a long history of having some of the best riding and most durable boards on the market. 2013 collection brings A.B.T. – Augmented Base Technology which can adapt to any surface, absorb impact and dampen vibration. Flow made a huge step for next season. This tech is a must see or even
Usually AA is a 12 step program, but Alex Andrews must be on a 30 trick program with the release of his first Snow Porn. Alex has some of the cleanest style and throws down some heavy tricks from the parks to the streets with sobering results.
Yu-GO TV: Park Vogel ep.1 from YU-GO FIRST on Vimeo. Two random days in late december 2011 on Vogel mountain, which is a home resort to many Slovenians from the crew. Riding by: Andrej Marincic, Matic Zavodnik, Žiga Rakovec, Nejc Ferjan, Mitja Kodric, Erik Harc, Tadej Valentan, Peter Podlogar Song: Snoop Dogg – Vato (feat
Juuso Laivisto won Red Bull Nanshan Open Written By: ProBlog
In his third appearance at the event, Finnish rider Juuso Laivisto claimed his second first-place finish at China’s 5Star TTR Red Bull Nanshan Open. “It’s been awesome to see how the event has grown the last years, since I won it the first time, when it was still a 4Star. I was stoked with my
Cette semaine, c’est le gros chantier dans le snowpark de Leysin. Tous les machinistes ont donnés un coup de mains pour mettre un max sur pied pour le weekend. Pour le moment, la nouvelle ligne rouge (ancienne ligne bleue) est composée de 4 beaux kicks avec 6-8 mètres de flat. Une belle ligne sur laquelle
This last few days, the man behind Jacksons Hole, the blokes behind Tales from the T Bar, The legends of Austria Beckna and Eli, and a dutchie. Always a dutchie here in Austrias secret spots. Thats the jackson project above. There she is Charlotte Van Gils, 3 days into powder. Thats what happens if your
the snow went bad really fast. it is crazy how weather can change so fast. but we still did this jump on our last day. it worked out good. it was a super fun time filming and i cant wait to get back to it soon. i am home now and gonna ride park till
‘The snow is finally falling in austria and it’s time to get out your safety gear. Explore the vast backcountry of the Kitzsteinhorn. Check out the 5 freeride XXL routes in Langwied and get confident in riding steep faces, cliffs and pillows! No better playground to take your riding to the next level!’
Today is Friday the 13th and what a freaky time it is to reveal the Now binding. Just like Jason did to his victims in Friday the 13th, those guys didn’t have a clue of what was about to hit them…scary times lie ahead for the binding world but then again this might only be
TTR 10TH RED BULL NANSHAN OPEN PREVIEW! Written By: ProBlog
The Red Bull Nanshan Open saw awesome weather on the first days of training and qualifications with the Nike park looking as good as it can be. The Mellow Parks crew has been busy shaping the features to perfection for this years TTR 5Star event which marks the 10th anniversary of the Nanshan Open. As
ThirtyTwo Team for the First Time in Europe Written By: ProBlog
Thirtytwo is proud to announce that the team will be on tour for the first time in Europe from 23rd January to 6th February. Jp Walker, Scott Stevens, Joe Sexton, Markku Koski, Danny Larsen, and Chris Grenier, along with the Europe AM team will be touring through the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and France hosting
DC Live Park the unique DC video system will be operational in four European snow parks this winter: DC Area 43 in Me´ribel-Mottaret in the Alps (France), St Lary, Font- Romeu/Pyre´ne´es 2000 in the Pyrenees (France/Spain) and Lenzerheide (Switzerland). It is a simple and unique system that everyone can use. The rider places an electronic
Flow bindings are different, and that is exactly what makes them better. Flow created a new product for 2013, which out-performs everything else on the market. Flow is the originator of the “Speed Entry” binding, and now they went one step further. N.A.S.T.Y. – New Active Strap Technology : Game Changer!!! Performance, comfort and convenience:
Seeking for World’s best All-round Snowboarder Written By: ProBlog
Snowboarding legend Travis Rice is aiming to discover the best all-round snowboarding talent in the world when Red Bull Supernatural hits British Columbia, Canada next month. Rice’s event format will bring together today’s best video part stars with the kings of the contest circuit for a one-day freestyle competition. Red Bull Supernatural will take place
TimeLine – Powder Alert with AFM, Xavier and Victor de Le Rue Written By: ProBlog
A late winter doesn’t mean a bad winter, and bad weather doesn’t mean no fun! Xavier, Anne Flore and Victor are motivated to make the best out of huge quantities of freshly dump snow and stormy weather right before Christmas. From rappelling down to access a nice couloir to secret road to hit a hidden
Attention in the terminal. Burton Snowboards is stoked to announce that they are ‘Now Boarding‘ riders, road trippers, adventurers, drifters and jet setters, for the chance to win one of three mystery trips this winter, or a weekly giveaway of a travel bag packed with Burton goods. Burton is “Now Boarding.” Find out what that
Celebrating its tenth birthday this year, the legendary Red Bull Nanshan Open becomes a 5Star TTR event in 2012 to become the largest slopestyle event in Asia. Twenty-two international invited pros will compete with seven locally qualified riders on a specially designed slopestyle course in the Nike Nanshan Park. The two day competition held January
Long, Longer, Blue Tomato Kings Park Hochkönig Written By: ProBlog
The international online shop for boardsports Blue Tomato is the newest partner of the ‘Kings Park’ at Hochkönig in Mühlbach. Fresh ideas and innovations have been brought in to expand the existing park, which now offers even more versatility and room for creativity. Kings Park had a very successful season last winter, and this year,
Winter X Games 2012 Real Snow – Dan Brisse Written By: ProBlog
Following the debut of the urban-video showdown at Winter X last January, the Real Snow contest is back for its second year. In this latest incarnation of the all-video, all-urban snowboarding contest, you’ll see eight riders. Check Dan Brisse’s part. This will blow your mind!!!
Winter X Games 2012 Real Snow – Louis-Felix Paradis Written By: ProBlog
Following the debut of the urban-video showdown at Winter X last January, the Real Snow contest is back for its second year. In this latest incarnation of the all-video, all-urban snowboarding contest, you’ll see eight riders. Check Louis-Felix Paradis’ part!!!
SLEEPING GIANTS presented by Ripzone Europe is the world´s first snowboard movie partly financed by crowdfunding. It happened more or less on accident when René Eckert decided to create a new snowboard documentary in 2011. With the unique chance to visit China, Eckert decided to use that opportunity to realize Blickinsfreie´s new masterstroke. The documentary
the sun came out and we had a blast of a day. we hit a couple insane spots. Fichtl is a awesome rider to ride with, he does stuff i would never try. just some more natural hits i would just pass by. heh. i forgot how much fun a good day of filming can
Jamie Nicholls in the woods in Davos Written By: ProBlog
Evening one and all…. so we finally got out of Davos after an epic couple of final days there. I am going back as soon as there is snow again, its so good. Such a nice place, good terrain and few people. At the contest Jamie did super good in the event and nearly got
In this video we join 17-year-old Australian snowboarder Scotty James at a park session in the middle of New Zealand’s Southern Alps as he prepares for the 2012 snowboarding season and, ultimately, for a successful participation at the 2014 Olympic Games in Russia.
TTR Big Air Champion will be Crowned in Innsbruck Written By: ProBlog
TTR Big Air Champion will be crowned in Innsbruck. Not only the winner of the Billabong Air & Style Innsbruck-Tirol will be awared but the TTR World Snowboard Tour Big Air Champion will be crowend as well. Eric Willet (USA), Seppe Smits (BEL), Stale Sandbech (NOR) and last years Air & Style winner Mark McMorris
Il y a quelques semaines, le crew de EroOne est venu à Leysin shooter une petite session dans la skill zone du bikepark. Oui vous avez bien compris, dans le bikepark. La météo ce jour là était bien mauvaise et ils cherchaient un spot différent avec un petit challenge sympa. On vous laisse apprécier. Merci
For 2013, Flow has revolutionized their boot program. Their focus on lacing systems has resulted in great ZipFit closure system and they’ve taken a huge stand on comfort. They went in collabo with Vibram on outsole, and out came The Barefoot Technology. They didn’t stop there. Boots are lighter, more durable, and jampacked full of
Wildcards announced for the 2012 WSC Oslo Written By: ProBlog
With just over a month to go before the big event, TTR and WSF are pleased to announce the first round of riders to receive wildcards to the 2012 World Snowboard Championships Oslo. These names weren’t just picked out of a hat, but decided by a an Independent Wildcard Committee that was established to create
It’s not often that anyone would want to go to school on a day off, but that’s exactly what Alex Andrews had to do to get a shot he had been classroom-dreaming of for years. After sending one board to detention, he gets his shot and ditches class early.
Mountain High Resort has announced plans to film and release its first ever full-length promotional movie. The movie titled “Los Angeles” will document the best that Mountain High has to offer along with some serious surprises. The film will focus on their new professional snowboard team including Nick Visconti, Ryan Paul, Cory Cronk, Spencer Link,
Snowboarding legend Travis Rice spent most of his past winters travelling around the globe in the search of the best natural features to perform his breathtaking snowboarding stunts, as one can witness in his latest movie The Art of Flight. For Red Bull Supernatural it was time to switch the strategy and all the preparation
Hell yeah ! Those of you who were in the mountains last week know what we’re talking about!Insane conditions.Remember 4 weeks ago when everyone was waiting for the first snow to fall !? Powder runs, lifts snowed in, 100 times the same picture of an alleged road to St Anton – do they drive left
SSX – Surviving Travis Rice’s World Written By: ProBlog
Big mountain snowboarder Travis Rice, star of ‘The Art of Flight‘ film and the first ever real-life snowboarder in SSX, walks you through how to survive some of the most treacherous descents on earth in this mix of SSX and real-life footage.
TTR LADIES FIRST CHALLENGE 2012 COMING SOON! Written By: ProBlog
This 3 + 4 Star TTR World Snowboard Tour event begins on the 14th January 2012 where the girls will be the queens of “freestyle” this winter in Switzerland. The event will consist of two qualifying rounds and a final: the first this Saturday, 14.01.2012 in Thyon (VS) and the second held on the Saturday
Snow Porn – Keystone Jib Session Written By: ProBlog
What happens when jibbers like Ethan Deiss, Alex Andrews, Zak Hale and Ludwig Lejkner gang up on one feature? Well, your park setup will get destroyed beyond recognition and all you’ll be stuck with is a stack of banger footage.
Yu-GO FIRST presents: Matic Zavodnik Written By: ProBlog
Yu-GO 1st presents: Matic Zavodnik from YU-GO FIRST on Vimeo. Fourth out of 5 edits from yugos riding Dachstein glacier in autumn 2011. Matic Zavodnik is one of the Slovenians representing Yu-Go movement, better recognize! “I just enjoy seeing Matic ride! Steezy Slovenian homeboy, Mr. Seducer, has tricks for whatever and whenever we ride. Whether
Westbeach x SnowBroader Giveaway Written By: ProBlog
New year is here and also a new give-away! This time Westbeach is taking care for your style. And we are giving away mens and ladies clothes!!! This is your chance to win a nice Flannel Hoody and 3 awesome T-Shirts… Just tell us what is the fabric tech for Westbeach‘s basecamp fabric? 20,000/20,000 soggy and
ive been real lazy lately… but just been riding pow almost everyday…no time for bloggin haha here some pics from the last month what ive been up to. Moreboards Christmas dinner: Christmas back home!! always love to see my family shooting in arlberg sushi with my new sushi set! stoked!! New years Party in Seefeld:
Roxy Refreshments – Riding Mont Blanc Written By: ProBlog
Mont Blanc is one of the most iconic mountains in the world and Chamonix one of the oldest ski areas. The Roxy Team spent a week here checking out the amazing terrain and kicker spots. Aways up for a bit of fun the girls ride a bit of everything, making the most of the powder
Qparks Tour – TWO FIFTY Masters Feldberg Written By: ProBlog
On January 21, 2012, it’ll be ON! The TWO FIFTY Masters Feldberg will bring the QParks Snowboard Tour to Germany for the first time! This great slopestyle contest for freeskiers and snowboarders, you get the chance to prove your masterly skills and collect important points for the QParks Tour. Apart from EUR 2.000,- prize money,
O’NEILL 12/13 WOMEN OUTERWEAR PREVIEW Written By: ProBlog
O’Neill’s Senior Snow Outerwear designers Haitske Jacobs and Michael Esser were interviewed to get a sneak preview of their FW 12/13 models. Below shows the questions followed by their answers. Check it out! P lease describe the overall idea / general inspiration behind your 2012/13 outerwear line. Fall Winter 2012/2013 continues the celebration of the
Hockey and ice skating are a way of life in some regions of the country. It’s no wonder that Ethan Deiss is a natural at the new sport of boardskating. He has moves that would make both Brian Boitano and Wayne Gretzky proud.
In autumn 2011 they spent 5 weeks on their favorite glacier resort in Austria, Dachstein. This is a B-footage edit of some tricks that are not going to be used in the other edits, some bails and some random funny situations. You can find full edits between the videos on this vimeo profile under the
Aston Villa 0 – 2 Swansea City Written By: ProBlog
Took me a while to get this one done, but its worth it. Living away from Wales, I have actually been to more away games than home games through the years around the London area, but this Christmas with the nearest game being Villa we set about it, and luckily got 4 tickets for the
TTR O’NEILL EVOLUTION KICKS OFF IN STYLE! Written By: ProBlog
Heavy snow arrived this morning at the 6 star TTR O’Neill Evolution in Davos, but did not stop the riders’ from locking down the Big Air and Rail event. At times, the fresh snow created speed issues, but did little to dampen the level as British rider, Billy Morgan, put down the score of the
the last 2 days it has just been snowing like crazy… they ran the quali on the small jumps and today there are semis in the evening. but it is still snowing like there is no tomorrow. so we will see. but it has been super fun to ride the mountain. just insane pow tree
The TTR 4 star event Poney Session is galloping back to celebrate its 10th Year in style! From 8th March to 11th March 2012 the Poney Session will be held in Saint Lary Soulan in the Pyrenees. This years seasonal theme is set to be ‘hunting and fishing’. Some of the best snowboarders will attempt
Louie Vito earned 2011 Winter X SuperPipe bronze before striking gold at Winter X Europe. But it wasn’t enough, and he’s stepping it up for 2012. Vito is already one of the top halfpipe riders in the world — there’s the 5th at the 2010 Winter Olympics, 2010 Winter X Europe bronze and the 2011
Dew Tour Nike Open with Sage Kotsenburg Written By: ProBlog
Go behind the scenes and through the drop in with Monster Snowboarding’s Sage Kotsenburg at the first stop of the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colorado for the Nike Open. The level of competition at this slopestyle event was higher than its ever been, anywhere. The contest scene is crazy these days but at the end
Heavy snow arrived as forecast this morning at the TTR 6 Star O’Neill Evolution Big Air and Rail event in Davos, coinciding with the first round of Men’s Qualification. All three Round 1 Qualification Heats were completed, cutting the Men’s field from 75 to 30 riders who move on to the second round. At times,
This Is Snowboarding – Andrew Geeves Written By: ProBlog
Andrew Geeves is one of the most raw dudes out there. For a good idea at how raw he is, just look at his hand tattoos. This is his part from DC’s This Is Snowboarding. You really can’t beat good all around stylish snowboarding, and a Spits song. Good combo, and good job guys.
Yep. Its dumping here. This is how its looking… watch this video… Click here to view the embedded video. Spencer, Jamie, Ethan and Sage all up in here today was the partner in crime today. So much snow here in Davos now, its amazing. Jamie on the way over in the morning. That was the
Further Unplugged – Jackson Shutdown Written By: ProBlog
Jeremy Jones teams up with TNF team members Jimmy Chin and Xavier De Le Rue for a late season mission into GTNP. The crew plans things out at Jimmy’s house near the Tetons themselves and then they go into the park for a recon mission to get some beta on the area. After a successful
Active welcomes Jussi Oksanen to our snow team, and what better way to do it then the classic “California Dream.” Starting the day off at Mt. High for a few laps in the park, then to skating and surfing in the afternoon.
This last PirateLog of the “BottomLine” season is all about Riksgränsen. Every year we drive all the way up north to get the last back country shots for our main movie. Watch Arthur Longo, Kalle Ohlson, Chris Sörman and Markku Koski perform on snow and rocks!
Voici la nouvelle production de Marc Vaudroz, aka Serge, WhatWeWantFilms.com. Marc vit depuis toujours à Leysin et était un des piliers de Pinard Production et caméraman de Method Mag ainsi que d’autres projets. Cette saison, Marc a décidé de se lancer dans une nouvelle aventure avec Tyler Chorlton, Gerome Mathieu, Danny Larsen et Valérian Durcourtil
Artec checking in with Nejc and Matic Written By: ProBlog
Some of the first moves in our local snowpark on Vogel mtn. Enjoy! Artec Checking In #6 – Fun Times with Nejc and Matic from ARTEC SNOWBOARDS on Vimeo. These guys have been on fire ever since the season went on. Nejc Ferjan and Matic Zavodnik are Artecs Slovenian riders and they have some wicked
Training for the 6th edition of the O’Neill Evolution opened yesterday in its traditional home resort of Davos, Switzerland. Bluebird conditions, 40cm’s of overnight snow, and a picture perfect Big Air and Rail set up welcomed the international snowboard world. As O’Neill celebrates its 60th anniversary at the O’Neill Evolution it also becomes the first
So in amoungst the storms yesterday, with 2 cancelled flights I manged to finally get switched to BA for the flight to Europe. After all the amazing welsh football, I could only give myself welsh water pre flight. Maybe this is what Brendan gives the swansea boys. And yep its snowing like mad in Davos.
Product of the Week – Forum Youngblood Doubledog Written By: ProBlog
This more aggressive version of the Youngblood is built for those who write their own rules and make them known to all, the DoubleDog profile brings camber sections under each foot for added power and pop, while rocker between the feet and in the nose and tail makes the whole thing forgiving and damn fun.
More Bone Zone hams brought to you buy homies like Noah Lohr, Brandon Hammid, Justin Keniston, Sean Black, Ted Borland, Dylan Thompson, Spencer Schubert, Chris Grenier, Alex Andrews, Sam Hulbert, Ben Bilodeau, Sam Hulbert, Brandon Hobush, Parker Duke, Dylan Dragotta, Tim Ronan and Dave Kerwin.
Go and check out the Icon Snowboard, Clothing and my Heartbreak collections for 2011/ 2012! Theres also gonna be happenings @ the shop so check back for more info! Address: Punavuorenkatu 1, Helsinki, Finland -Fredu Source: Yellow Snowboarding – ICON Pop Up Shop in Helsinki!
Shooting my next years clothing collection today! Written By: ProBlog
The photographer was none less than Juha Mustonen! Check juhamustonen.com to see more of Juha´s amazing photography! A little sneak peek of my 2012/ 2013 Clothing Collection! Stoked on the stuff! Icon x Heartbreak Some of the stuff we shot today! Thanks to Juha for taking the pics and Icon for giving me my third
Nike selects Mountain High for Chosen Series Tour Written By: ProBlog
Nike announced it has selected Mountain High as the only Southern California stop in its Chosen series. Ten of Nike’s top riders will converge on the Wrightwood, California resort January 6, from 5 to 9 pm, in this free-to-the-public event. Here are the details from Nike and Mountain High… This season Nike released the perfect
1st Lipstick trip to Iceland is on. Going to the airport straight from the new years party and flying the whole first day of the year was worth it. Sunny and snowy Reykjavik is our prize. Ana, Vid and Rene are wandering around while waiting for the girls to arrive.
From the OFFICE of… – Travis Rice Written By: ProBlog
Hailed as one of the best snowboarders of all time Travis Rice stands above all his peers as an innovator in snowboarding. Travis is one of the most adventurous people on the earth. His thirst for the far and away is burned into his personal style. In this episode of ‘from the OFFICE of‘ Travis
Blue Tomato New Years resolutions all though out? That’s all good and well but you have to make sure that you stick to them! We want to be a good role model and are giving you 12% off on everything in our shop! Hopefully we can help to give you a great start to the
The Swatch Freeride World Tour – Revelstoke Written By: ProBlog
The 2012 Swatch Freeride World Tour starts this week in Revelstoke Mountain Resort, BC, Canada. With 15 feet (4.65 metres) of snow already on the ground, the world’s best Freeskiers and Snowboarders, as well as fans, are in for a real treat. Revelstoke Mountain Resort boasts North America’s greatest vertical at 1,713 metres (5,620 ft).
we arrived late today and the jump was already all tracked out so we went to do pow runs. and damn that was insane. there is so much snow here in davos and they are forecasting 80cm for Thursday. this is already a sick event. heh Source: Grilo.si – oneill evolution pow day…
Things are in full swing at I Ride Park City! Sam Spedale, Johnny Brady, Knut Eliassen, Alex Sherman, Blaze Kotsenburg, Mac Spedale, Ted Borland, Zak Hale, Sam Taxwood, Sage Kotsenburg, Griffin Siebert, Harrison Gordon, and Matty Moriarty enjoying the goods up at Park City mountain resort.
Swansea vs Spurs at the Liberty Game of the Day Written By: ProBlog
Yesterday saw the Swans take on another of the Premier Leagues big boys, Spurs, who have been flying this season. As well as coming into this game on fire they also had arguably the best midfield in the league with Modric, Bale, Parker, Van Der Vaart all playing. On the drive down it was one
airblaster- december.. the NEW teaser Written By: ProBlog
hehe.. this is awsome. i think this is about 5 years ago just in this time. i was so young and when travis parker and andrew crawford came to slovenia it was really insane for me to shred with them. memories that will stay forever like it was yesterday…. Airblaster’s December Teaser #1 from jake
Check some never seen original material from Airblaster‘s “December“! Unreleased teaser trailer for Airblaster’s “December”. This was edited for and only seen at the Airblaster booth at SIA Las Vegas 2004. A never before seen original version of the Slovakia devastation section of Airblaster’s first film “December” featuring Travis Parker and Andrew Crawford.
The Goodlife Gentlemens Club – No. 1 Written By: ProBlog
With this blog I always try and show some snowboarding, and also the people that make it happen, and it made me realise that behind the scenes of the Snowboarding World, there are amazing people who maybe we dont hear enough about. So as a way of tipping my cap to these people, every week
Gérome Mathieu and Valérian Ducourtil joined Serge at his home spot of Leysin to shoot for 3 days before going home for christmas. Christian Weber joined the crew for some jib spots but unfortunately due to the rainy conditions, the sessions were not as good as expected.
In the latest episode of Jackson’s Hole, Henry Jackson is on site at the Big Air in Stuttgart and makes an early morning visit to the riders’ accommodation. So get ready for well-built topless snowboarders, some ‘pillow talk’ with pro snowboarder Werni Stock and some snowboarding action from the Big Air. Stay tuned for the
FULL MOVIE: CHAPTER XI – BLUE TOMATO SNOWBOARD TEAM MOVIE 11/12 Written By: ProBlog
TTR’s Gold partner Blue Tomato have released a new Snowboard Team Movie: Chapter XI. This epic new movie shows the Blue Tomato team rider’s ripping through pow and proving their skills on park jumps and some gnarly rails! Blue Tomato combines team spirit, professionalism and passion for snowboarding in this sick team movie! Chapter XI
We are proud to welcome one of the most beautiful snowparks in Europe as a host of the QParks Tour: We present to you the “Battle ROJal” on January 14, 2012, in the Snowpark Schöneben! We’re looking for the ROJal couple – Who’s gonna become King and Queen ROJal? Get ready for DRAMA; GLORY and
The Volcom Peanut Butter & Rail Jam is already running the 9th Year! The fishing boat will throw on 21 January it’s anchor in Grindelwald for the second stop of the PBRJ 2012. Whatever your driving level, regardless of age – it’s all about to have fun! Participation is free as always. Each of the
Il a de nouveau neigé entre 20-40 cm de neige cette nuit en plus des 40 cm de neige la nuit d’avant (29-12-11 au 31-12-11). C’est vraiment un hiver épique que nous vivons jusqu’à présent qui va continuer dans les jours à venir. La tempête qui va débuté aujourd’hui annonce des fortes précipitations avec une
Sure, it’s been a shit winter so far with little snowfall in some areas. But that will change. However, when it does, make sure that if you’re going out of bounds, you’re in control, meaning that you be as safe as you can be. The snowpack is sketchy in Utah and Colorado, and when it
Sick Airs in the Superpipe Kitzsteinhorn Written By: ProBlog
What’s 160 meters long, 6.30 meters high and drives the pulse of all snowboarders to the next level within seconds? Right: Austria’s biggest and best Superpipe, located in the heart of the Snowpark Kitzsteinhorn. Since early December, shredders from all around Europe have been gathering here to conquer the mighty walls and bounce up to
Have you wondered where the “Crap Show” is? Bamm … and here it is! As fresh as the snow that falls smoothly from the sky. The “Curnius Snowpark” is on, with all the Laax-locals…James, Boris and Andre checked even the new “Ils Plauns Snowpark”. Find the girl, she has more style than you…
Mountain High team riders Harrison Gordon, Cory Cronk, Trever Haas and Kyle Lopiccolo meet up with a host of visiting riders including Erik Leon, Ian Sams, Jussi Oksanen, Garrett Warnick, Andrew Spiegel, Iikka Backstrom, Mitch Richmond, and Jaeger Bailey for this episode 2.3 of the Drive In series.
Mike Basich – Off The Grid Ep. 2 Written By: ProBlog
In this follow up episode Mike dives right in with custom fabrication on the motor he must mount to his new rope tow transmission. Watch Mike grind, weld and work his way through difficulties as he creates the power plant for Area 241′s newest transporter. Using spare parts and old junk is his favorite approach,
This is a video series about snowboarders and what they are in to, riding wise and off the hill wise. Called “Just Two Minutes“, just a short and sweet riding and interview style video. The idea is to get an inside view of what the riders are doing besides riding and what they like to
A few months back, Osamu Koyama, the designer behind jewelry label Complete Technique, mentioned briefly about the new ZF-1 snowboard boots from Nike Snowboarding and his participation in the upcoming Shoeshine Project 2012. Named “American Eagle”, Koyama took his fond memories of Japanese anime “Saint Seiya” and manga “Berserk” as the central theme of the
Dear snow enthusiastic world, As a snowboarder, I tend to recognize only two times of year, winter and everything else. It was during this non-winter part of the year that I found myself sitting on a stoop in Wallingford watching the same people walk by day after day. And it was here that I observed
From the OFFICE of… – Eric Willett Written By: ProBlog
Eric is one of the young up and coming guys on the contest tour. He has every trick out there and a hunger to continue to progress the sport. Eric has a carefree attitude that is centered on enjoying the moment in time. Watch Eric in this episode of ‘from the OFFICE of‘ talk about
The Shaun White 22-Foot Superpipe Written By: ProBlog
Northstar‘s brand-new, 22-Foot Shaun White Superpipe will open for the season this weekend, with all-time first laps kicking off Saturday morning. EpicMix Photographers will be on-site to capture the event, and of course, the Superpipe will be open to all skiers and riders brave enough to to drop into its massive, masterpiece walls. Just one
If you think you have never seen a Jeff Curtes image, then you are probably wrong. Jeff has been taking photos for Burton for years and has captured many amazing images during that time. Ever wonder what happens to all the photos the legendary Burton photogs take? Well watch the video to find out.
TTR 10TH RED BULL NANSHAN OPEN RIDER LIST RELEASED Written By: ProBlog
January’s 10th TTR 5 Star Red Bull Nanshan Open is here and the rider’s list has been released! Featuring snowboarders from 12 different countries, including many familiar faces as well as some exciting new ones, the Nanshan Open’s 10th incarnation is shaping up to be the most impressive to date! Twelve of the 23 invited
Mike Basich – Off The Grid Ep. 3 Written By: ProBlog
Mike Basich is Off the Grid. In this final episode of the rope tow segment, Mike gets the mothership up onto his property and preps the trees with shivs. With a little help from his friends the DIY specialist gets his new rope tow system in place at a record pace and just in time
Yugo‘s having some preseason fun few weeks ago at Rogla, Slovenia. Riders in order of appearance: Vid Baric, Ana Rumiha, Nejc Pucko, Aljoša Krivec, Rene Gallo, Mitja Kodric, Ziga Rakovec and Andrej Marincic. Filmed by riders, edit by Vid.
Check, check! Yu-Go tube shred @ Rogla from YU-GO FIRST on Vimeo. Yugo’s having some preseason fun few weeks ago at Rogla, Slovenia. Riders in order of appearance: Vid Baric Ana Rumiha Nejc Pucko Aljoša Krivec Rene Gallo Mitja Kodric Žiga Rakovec Andrej Marincic filmed by riders, edit by Vid. Source: 45 degrees – YU-GO
Nike Oslo Backyard – The Beginning Written By: ProBlog
The Beginning. As the snow is dumping down and Oslo Vinterpark is about to open we proudly present Nike Oslo Backyard to you. Built in the new Wyller area Oslo Backyard boosts one of the only 20 Superpipes in the world and it’s very own park-lift. Silje and Gjermund, together with team mates Halldor and
Here is a little pre-season edit from The Spot featuring JP Walker, Justin Bennee, Jon Kooley, and Darrell Mathes. New site, 2 new movies, 12 new riders, tons of new edits, new blogs, new new, new everything! Bout to drop January 2012.
We might have just ruined snowboarding here….for everyone. I don’t think sharks and snowboarding should ever be combined, ever. Rome Snowboards gave Ozzy a new, funny looking snowboard called the Hammerhead. Here’s ozzy reviewing it.
Nike Oslo Backyard – The Design Written By: ProBlog
Nike Oslo Backyard. Part 2 – The Design. Late this summer Gjermund and Silje invited their team mates Halldor and Peetu to help design the brand new Oslo Backyard park together with renowned shaper David Ny. Watch how the team talk about their ideas and put them to paper. Stay tuned for Part 3 at
So yesterday, we made the annual Christmas trip to the football for a boxing day clash, well it would have been Boxing Day, but due to it being on Sky it was put back a day. It feels like all the games i watch of the Swans in recent years have been against Reading or
The date (21- 27 January) of the 2012 Swatch Freeride World Tour (FWT) is coming closer and closer. The Tour will once again stop in the famous French resort of Chamonix, set against the beautiful backdrop of the Mont Blanc, and widely considered as the Mecca of Freeriding. Media accreditation for Chamonix Mont-Blanc is now
Snow Porn – Women’s Team Shred Northstar Written By: ProBlog
There’s no better cure for a post-holiday hangover than getting out on the hill. Gabi Viteri, Cilka Sadar, and Rana Okada burn off the extra calories by shredding apart The Stash and the park at Northstar at Tahoe.
Switchback Bindings annouces their Pro-Team Written By: ProBlog
The crew at SWITCHBACK BINDINGS today announced their PRO TEAM. A blend of Europe’s and North America’s most talented and finest riders are supporting the new binding company. Names presented are: EIKI HELGASON – promodel HALLDOR HELGASON- promodel RYAN PAUL – pro set up – base: matte night, highback ST: agent orange, straps: blue algae,
Wessel Van Lierop, Michi Miethig and Dani Rajcsanyi decided to make an interesting clip for Nike Chosen video contest. Beside a really sick clip they also filmed a short German Sausage fest in some snow dome. They really try their best with choosing the clothes for this clip – laides choice… and here is the
Here’s an edit of LNP‘s full part from the Shred Remains, to put you in the holiday spirit. We saved a few things from his part so be sure to go to Itunes or your local shop and pick up a copy of The Shred Remains with all of your holiday loot.
The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead, UK set the stage for the first tour stop of the Nike Chosen Series and kicked off the European tour with an unprecedented level of indoor riding. The Nike Chosen Series gives winning AM riders the opportunity to step up their game by sessioning with the Nike Pro team on
What did Santa bring you this year? Written By: ProBlog
It is winter again ! unfortunately no snow in Belgium yet but lama’s will go and look for the snow again soon !Christophe will be riding in Avoriaz for a week to start of 2012 and Seppe is heading over to Davos for this years O’neill evolution.. So more snowboarding news is coming up just
Blue Tomato Kids Snowboard Day Written By: ProBlog
Once again, the Blue Tomato Snowboard Kids Day was a great success and had loads of fun in store for young snowboarding enthusiasts. The conditions were perfect on Sunday: plenty of snow and sun and the kids were more than eager to shred the park! More than 30 children took the opportunity of a free
Why is it that the human race loves seeing other people get hurt? Well before we get all psychological on you, we will just let you enjoy the slam section of some of the best slams while filming for Standard Films‘ “TB20“. That’s gonna leave a mark.
Blue Tomato x SnowBroader Giveaway Written By: ProBlog
Santa or better to say Blue Tomato sent helmets just fo you! So here we go with a new webcomp in collaboration with Blue Tomato! And we are giving away awesome helmets: Blue Tomato/TSG!!! This is your chance to win a helmet, that you will be safe in year 2012!!! And it’s to easy to
Ah, winter’s here with plenty of the white stuff… do you realize the street value of this pure snow? Yeah? So do etnies/ThirtyTwo’s Joe Sexton, Simon Chamberlain, Scott Stevens, Chris Bradshaw, Chris Grenier and JP Walker.
Dan Brisse is filming for ESPN’s Real Snow for the X-Games, but with the lack of snow everywhere, Dan wanted to ride his home hill Powder Ridge with his friends, so filmer Justin Turkowski & I took some laps with the boys. Featuring: Dan Brisse, Shane Ruprecht, Randy Vannurden.
Grow for a Cause – John Jackson Written By: ProBlog
John Jackson, Braun, and TransWorld team up to “Grow for a Cause” in an effort to raise money and awareness for Protect Our Winters (POW). We need you to submit photos of the craziest / funniest / coolest beard and mustache styles you can find. At the end of the month we’ll pick our favorite
Blue Tomato goes Europe with the Best Urban Shot Contest Written By: ProBlog
The international online shop for boardsports Blue Tomato is on a search for the most creative photos and videos by snowboarders and freeskiers from Europe. At the ‘Best Urban Shot’ contest, all city shredders are invited to hit the rails and obstacles of Europe’s largest cities. Ideally, a well-known landmark of the chosen city should
The Nike Chosen Crew Video Contest has been exploding with creative edits and proper riding. This first re-cap features The Mystery District, This Must Be the Place and Granny Findas. These crews have been noticed and are on track to being the top crews sent to Austria. You got what it takes? We’re excited to
NIKE CHOSEN SERIES KICKS OFF – ANDY NUDDS WINS FOR THE UK! Written By: ProBlog
TTR would like to say a big congratulations to the Andy Nudds for winning the first leg of the Nike Chosen Series tour at the Hemel Snow Centre. He was run close by the likes of Marc McClement and Jesse Smith but in the end he clinched the win by landing two enormous frontside 1080s
The Chosen is an online crew video contest for Snowboarders run through Facebook where style, creativity, and camaraderie reign supreme. Round 1 is about creating buzz and getting noticed through social hustle. The crew in each country with the most social buzz and ability to capture their style, creativity, and originality will be chosen by
This year the DC Area 43 snow park is based in Méribel-Mottaret. The brand has high expectations and everything seems to be here to succeed. The 7800 feet of altitude, and the 24 snow cannons will secure the snow cover all along the season and ensure optimal quality for the modules. Another asset is to
23rd of December in Helsinki, this is just sad! Written By: ProBlog
Here´s whats up in Helsinki right now. No snow in sight! Hope its gonna get better in the next weeks! Heres what it was like last year in December Source: Yellow Snowboarding – 23rd of December in Helsinki, this is just sad!
It’s that special time of the year again and I want to whish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year (sorry if I offended anyone due to their religious beliefs). This movie is about a revelation and what better it is to have Chad our community pastor give Now bindings his blessing.
Launching into its 13th edition, the TTR Burton European Open will take place in LAAX from Feb. 25th — March 3rd, 2012. 400 riders from all over the world will battle for BGOS & TTR World Ranking Points trying to get a share of the US$ 125.000 prize-purse in Halfpipe & Slopestyle competitions.
ASK A RIDER WITH MARKO GRILC PRESENTED BY ADIDAS EYEWEAR Written By: ProBlog
You have once again submitted questions in hopes of getting an answer from the one and only adidas eyewear team rider Marko Grilc. But just getting an answer from Grilo is not all. This time there is the chance of winning some very special prices from TTR’s bronze partner adidas eyewear. The winner will receive adidas eyewear ID2 goggles designed and
For the last few years I have had the pleasure of hosting events, webcasts, rail events, big airs, drinking festivals alongside the man the myth the legend, Mr Henry Jackson, All round funny guy, and generally good bloke. Also in possesion of a beastly method. Definitely will be one of the “Gentleman of the Goodlife”
Gretchen Bleiler signs with K2 Snowboarding Written By: ProBlog
K2 Snowboarding and Gretchen Bleiler are proud to announce that they have extended their partnership through 2014. Bleiler, an X Games champion and Olympic medalist, has been an integral part of the K2 International Pro Team for more than eight years helping to progress women’s snowboarding through not only her on-snow accomplishments but through her
Red Bull’s new series – Jackson’s Hole Written By: ProBlog
The snowboarding web series Jackson’s Hole is your ticket to the satirical side of the snowboard scene hosted by the UK’s Henry Jackson. In this episode, we catch up with German rider Ethan Morgan and get a taste of all the best action from the season’s first TTR events. The upcoming episodes will be published
i am always so stoked to come back here. it is just such a sick city and there is so much to do. i wish i could stay here for a week or so. heh. i ran into kim rune and benedikto the 3. we cruised around, bought some christmas presents and did some sightseeing.
Snowpark Kaunertal. One of the best snowpark setups of the Alps leaves no wish unfulfilled and offers a playground with different combinable kicker and obstacle lines. Stationed at round 2900m above sea level, the park boasts with a perfectly shaped setup in best conditions and guaranteed snow. Since the opening, the conditions have been very
Nike Open Slope Finals Full of Doubles and Surprises Written By: ProBlog
With four doubles in a few of the runs during the men’s snowboard slope finals, the field of 12 guys had to put down flawless runs in order to make it onto the podium at the Nike Open in Breckenridge. In the women’s field, Nike rider Spencer O’Brien proved her injuries are behind her after
WIN A TRIP TO THE AIR AND STYLE TIROL 2012 Written By: ProBlog
For more information check out there facebook page. Lots of extras to be won. It could be you! Billabong Air & Style Innsbruck – Tirol 2012 Teaser Check this teaser video out and see what you think. Source: TTR World Tour – WIN A TRIP TO THE AIR AND STYLE TIROL 2012
Product of the Week – hOme G-Class Written By: ProBlog
Inspired by travels and the iconic clocks of the Swiss train stations, they looked for a way to express their graphic roots on it without ever loosing tracks of that reference. This meant looking for permanent depth and volume, so they made the dial out of two plates: graphic layers may come, die cut indexes
The Nike Chosen Series at Nike Open Written By: ProBlog
The Nike Chosen event lit up the night sky of Breckenridge, Colorado and brought together the best amateur snowboarders for an anything goes rail session. There were crazy tricks and carnage all night long on the custom designed course while the dj pumped out tunes and fog and strobe lights set the mood. Canadian rider
The winners of the Monster Girls Search 2012, chosen by the public and an expert panel including Monster Energy athletes, are ready to smoke Europe in 2012 and set to star in their own calendar. Check the behind the scenes film of their shoot. Back in early October Monster Energy put the hottest chicks on
The Nike Chosen Series – Hemel Hempstead Written By: ProBlog
The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead provided the UK’s biggest kicker of the year, measuring a lofty 13-meters to the sweet spot. The 10-man final hosted by Nike rider Jamie Nicholls provided a level of riding not seen before in the UK indoors. With double front flips, rodeos and 7′s on show, it was up
Völkl Snowboards – Sigma Team movie Written By: ProBlog
Völkl Snowboards Team Movie 2011. Watch the Völkl Snowboard Team riding powder, grinding ledges, sliding rails, hitting table tops, pushing doubles and escaping avalanches. Rider: Martin Seiler, Aline Bock, Chris ‘CK’ Kröll, Michi Stanschitz, Keiji Okamoto, Simon Pircher, Michael Schatz, Rob Matera, Roger Schuler, Roy Brönnimann, Patrick Cinca, Patrick Müller, Maria Kuzma. Locations: Austria, France,
Pirates Sneak Peek – Bottom Line Written By: ProBlog
Check out the exclusive sneak peek from Pirates Productions “Bottom Line“, featuring Stian Solberg, Victor Teymurov, Gerome Mathieu. Bottom Line is now on itunes worldwide in HD. More Snowboarding Videos
This fall Seven Springs has teamed up with Forum to bring you The Streets, a new terrain park focused on recreating a shredable city landscape for snowboarders and skiers. The big opening is today! So if you have possibility just pack your stuff and go there!
Check how TTR caught up with slopestyle ninja Gjermund Braaten. He talks about the “pimping” life of being a snowboarder and how it feels to compete against your friends. He also didn’t forget to give opinion about events and situation on the TTR tour.
Elias Elhardt won the 5Star Relentless Big Air Stuttgart Written By: ProBlog
With clear domination, and outstanding performance in the superfinal, Elias Elhardt won the 5Star Relentless Big Air Stuttgart presented by Quiksilver. Victor de le Rue (FRA) grabbed second place with the best combination of style and tech runs. Third place went to current TTR Big Air World Tour leader Roope Tonteri (FIN). With wind and
All You have to do, Tell the full name of the ICON founder/owner and the competition discipline where one of them as a pro was active. Please send your correct answer to firstname.lastname@example.org The winner will be announced on Monday and get an ICON 10 thousand Waterproof Snowboard-Outerwear-Setup. The Raffle-Ends @ Sunday Midnight CET! Please send